Our over-riding aim is to reduce reoffending and protect the public.
“I’m trying to change my life. In six months time I want to be in a better flat and be working.”
Peer pressure from his mates got Robert into a pattern of shoplifting and street crime, funding possessions that he couldn’t possibly ask his mum for. When he started taking drugs his offending behaviour escalated.
With the support of his probation service officer and gaining a sense of purpose through Community Payback and volunteering he began to break the revolving pattern of custody and reoffending. Read Robert’s full story.