A report prepared by The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research
76 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Date Written: April 2008
Circles of Support and Accountability use lay members of the public to provide support to and supervision of high risk sex offenders in the community. This report was commissioned by the Scottish Government to overview how Circles work, the research base on them and the issues relevant to determining whether such an initiative would be feasible to implement in Scotland.
Keywords: circles of support and accountability, sex offenders, community-based programs
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Armstrong, Sarah and Chistyakova, Yulia and Mackenzie, Simon and Malloch, Margaret S., Circles of Support and Accountability: Consideration of the Feasibility of Pilots in Scotland (April 2008). A report prepared by The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1508467 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1508467