Tag Archives: Reoffending

Cambridge Criminals Queuing Up to Volunteer for Police GPS Tags

Cambridge’s Community Safety Partnership meeting on the 23rd of July 2013 received a report from Detective Inspector Mick Birchall of Cambridgeshire Police which revealed some of Cambridge’s prolific offenders have been volunteering to wear police GPS tracking tags. The detective told the meeting demand was so great criminals were queuing up to receive the tags [...]

Allowing Benefits to be Arranged From Prison Could Cut Reoffending

One of the key problems believed to contribute to re-offending is that prisoners are released with just £46, and as they are not able to arrange benefits while within prison, some have little option but to return, if not to crime, to their criminal friends. This is something Cambridge’s MP Julian Huppert has raised in [...]