Ministry Of Justice
South Yorkshire Probation Trust

Welcome to South Yorkshire Probation Trust

South Yorkshire Probation Trust protects the public and makes our communities safer by reducing reoffending. In 2012 South Yorkshire had a -13.4% reduction in reoffending.

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South Yorkshire Probation Trust manages more than 7,000 offenders every year with around 70% of them being managed in the community, either on a community order or on licence following their release from prison.

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South Yorkshire Probation Trust works closely with Her Majesty's Courts Service, the judiciary, and magistrates' representatives on a joint communications strategy to keep sentencers informed about our work

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Our Victim Contact Unit has highly skilled officers whoprovide support and information to victims of sexual or violent crime, or their families, about offenders given custodial sentences of 12 months or more

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Community Payback

Community Payback is demanding, unpaid work carried out by offenders in the community. It is a national scheme which is delivered locally by South Yorkshire Probation Trust.

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Who we are

South Yorkshire Probation Trust is a criminal justice agency which protects the public by making sure offenders are properly punished and rehabilitated. We work closely with our partner agencies such as the Police, Prison Service, the Courts, Crown Prosecution Service and Victim Support, to reduce crime and keep our communities safer.

We are one of 35 probation trusts within England and Wales that are part of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS). We currently employ approximately 600 staff who work from our offices throughout South Yorkshire and also within local prisons, magistrates' courts and the Crown Courts at Sheffield and Doncaster.

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Judge For Yourself

Judge For Yourself

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Publications & Documents

Publications & Documents

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