Our over-riding aim is to reduce reoffending and protect the public.
London Probation Trust was formed on the 1 April 2010 and on 1 June 2014 the Trust became the London Community Rehabilitation Company.
The London Community Rehabilitation Company is part of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), which in turn forms part of the Ministry of Justice.
1907 - First Probation Officers appointed under the Probation of Offenders Act 1907
1920s - Appointing a Probation Officer becomes a requirement of the courts
1937 - Guy Clutton-Brock appointed London’s first Principal Probation Officer
1940s - The Probation Service in London gained its longest serving Principal Probation Officer in 1948, Seldon Charles Forrester Farmer, who led the service at a time of high caseloads & staff shortages.
1950s - Female Probation Officers began to supervise boys up to 14 and girls up to 17
1972 - Community Service (Community Payback) became an alternative sentencing option to prison as part of the Criminal Justice Act 1972
1980s - Hostels (now Approved Premises) introduced to increase public protection and supervision of dangerous offenders
1990s - Tagging and specific requirements for drug and alcohol treatment
2001 - Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) introduced. Involves probation, police, prisons and other agencies working together to manage dangerous offenders in the community.
2004 - National Offender Management Service (NOMS) formed by merging HM Prison Service and the National Probation Service
2007 - The National Probation Service celebrates 100 years of service
2010 - London Probation Trust formed
2014 – London Probation Trust became the London Community Rehabilitation Company
2015 – MTCnovo acquired London Community Rehabilitation Company
“His success reminds me remember why my role is so vital.”
“I’ve learnt from my past mistakes and would like to be a mentor and give back to the community, helping other young men much like my former self.”
Kevon was a troubled youth who hung out with a group of boys from his neighbourhood smoking cannabis and getting high. Aged 18, he was arrested for burglary and received a three year custodial sentence. With his commitment to change and support from his probation officer he has proved that he deserved a second chance. Read Kevon’s full story.