Probation Services

Department/Agency

The Probation Service

Key information

Number of Court referrals and persons referred to the service. Number of offender assessment reports requested classified by type of report. Number of victim impact reports completed. Number of orders for supervision, community service orders, orders for supervision during deferment of penalty, part suspended sentence supervision orders and post release supervision orders given. Number of life sentence prisoners supervised in the community and sex offenders supervised in the community. Number of prisoners on part suspended sentence orders in prison at end of year and number of new prisoners in contact with the Service during the year. Number of young persons assessment reports requested and classified type of report. Number of young persons orders for supervision, community service orders, part suspended sentence supervision orders, orders for supervision during deferment of penalty and family conference referrals. Number of new referrals, probation orders, community service orders during the year per 100,000 residents by county. Number of referrals by court venue. Links

Contact

Contact form available at www.probation.ie

Source

Probation Service administrative data.

Scope

All referrals from the courts to the service.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calender year

Start date

2005

Timeliness

Typically 5 months after the end of the reference year

Classifications

  • Offender assessment report
    Pre-sanction report; Community service report; Pre-sanction report to consider community service; Parole Board - assessment and home circumstances report; Repatriation report.
  • Young persons assessment report
    Pre-sanction report; Community service report; Pre-sanction report to consider community service.

Theme

People and Society - Crime and Justice

Page Created

2010-10-20

Page Modified

2017-08-14

Keywords

community conference court deferment family impact life offender order penalty person pre-sanction prisoner probation referral repatriation sentence service supervision victim young