FOI Request Community Sentences

Request 101001614763

Please send me:
• How many letters have been sent to offenders advising them of a delay to community sentences, the length of delay that applied in each case and the reason for it.
• The longest delay to a community sentences an offender has experienced.
• The average and longest delay between an offender being interviewed (first direct contact) and then put on placement.
• The average and longest delay between the imposition of the CPO and an offender being interviewed.
• The percentage of offenders waiting more than five days between the imposition of the CPO and their induction.
• The percentage of offenders waiting more than seven days between the imposition of the CPO and their commencement.
• The times available for offenders to complete their hours, i.e. hours during the day, evening and weekend, broken down by gender.
• The number of different available placements, please list.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as paper or electronic copies.

Response 05-10-20171. 

1. We do not gather this statistic.

2  256 days – Offender was on Order or Supervision

3. Average = 29 days Longest = 410 days

4. Average = 2 days Longest = 48 days 

 23.4%

5.  67.4%

6. Our Service is available to individuals from Monday to Saturday 9am to 4pm. We do not break this down by gender but we do offer a female only squad which operates on a weekday from 10am to 3pm to take into account childcare/responsivity issues. We also have a range of individual placements which provides  work to individuals at weekends Saturday and Sunday. We also have a bank of individual placements that offer evening work.

7. The following list is not exhaustive as our placements are developed as per the need of the individual but the following provides a list of the more commonly used placements.The identity of the businesses/agencies involved has been protected under Section 33(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Commercial Interest. 

 

TYPE CAPACITY/NOTES
Charity Shop

Mon to Sun

 

Charity Shop

Small shop hours to be agreed

 

Charity Shop

Small shop hours 2hours per day

 

activities  
Project semi skilled various 1 good placement must have an interest in bikes and 16-24 years
Environmental Project Gardening Summer only
Charity Shop Mon to Sat
Charity Shop Hours to be agreed
Charity Shop Mon to Sat
Charity Mon to Sat Mechanical knowledge preferred.
Charity Shop Hours to be agreed – ironing /gardening-some restrictions re convictions

Charity Shop

 

Hours to be agreed – ironing /gardening

some restrictions re convictions

Environmental/

Recycling

Mon to Sat

Environmental/

Recycling

Mon to Fri

 

Environmental Various days – pick up in Forres

Environmental/

Skilled trades

Mon to Sat to help with ongoing projects

Semi - Skilled/

Environmental

Mon to Sun
Community work Mon to Sat – packing/driving etc
Art/Creative Mon to Fri – 16-25 year olds

Semi-skilled/

Various/cleaning

Mon – Fri

Gardening/

labour

Limited times available
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Work  
Community Work mostly tidying up work but varies
Community Must be reliable
Community soup kitchen – limited hours
Community Only in summer months
Community Limited work
Community Some restrictions
Gardening Mon to Sun Gardening and DIY

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