Academic Insights

Academic Insights are aimed at all those with an interest in the evidence-base. We commission leading academics to present their views on specific topics, assisting with informed debate and aiding understanding of what helps and what hinders probation and youth offending services. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the policy position of HMI Probation.

European Probation Rules – Rob Canton (PDF, 366.60 kB), published 0800, Wednesday 20 March 2019

Reconciling ‘Desistance’ and ‘What Works’ Shadd Maruna & Ruth Mann (PDF, 793.83 kB), published, 0900 Wednesday 13 February 2019