Good practice
Free Weekly eNews
About us
Our correspondents

Search CRP News by keyword or phrase:
If you have any news, opinions or suggestions which you would like to offer to the publishers of CRP News, please click here to email the Editor. We value your contribution.
All editorial content © CRP News, published by CRP Publications Ltd, Suite 210 91 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2LB

News - 5 April 2012

Volunteers to help reduce crime

Volunteers with a London charity can help to tackle crime and reoffending in their community while boosting their CV. The JustPeople programme aims to connect those wishing to work in justice with organisations seeking volunteers in a bid to tackle the root causes of crime.

The scheme, run by Pact, offers volunteers training, vetting, placements and ongoing support and development in the field.

Their training also looks at potential pitfalls of volunteering in the sector. Andy Keen-Downs, chief executive officer of Vauxhall-based Pact, which supports offenders, ex-offenders and their families, said: "As things stand, the lack of support for ex-offenders and their families means that around half of them are likely to be re-convicted of at least one further crime within the first year after release.

For the full story from stamfordmercury.co.uk, click here.

Read related items on:
Offender strategies
Training and learning


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Data Protection workshops for businesses
The free workshops are for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from various sectors ranging from charities to private companies. The events are aimed at staff or managers with limited practical experience of data protection who are working for organisations who have responsibility for processing personal data.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
24 September 2014
ABCP Business Crime Conference 2014
Venue: Jury's Hotel, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP. The conference will focus on business crime reduction partnerships and their work and will provide essential information and networking opportunity for everyone whose work encompasses business crime.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 October 2014
Retail Crime & Loss Prevention Conference
This year's BRC Retail Crime Survey has revealed that UK retailers are fighting a rising tide of organised theft in store. Combined with the dramatic increase in fraud and ecrime, and the commonly perceived threat to businesses posed by cyber-attacks, this means that retailers are facing an increasingly sophisticated criminal.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .