After Life Imprisonment: The Role of Supervising Officers

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199582716
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191702341 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Studies in Criminology

After Life Imprisonment: The Role of Supervising Officers

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This chapter analyses findings from interviews with frontline probation officers in England and Wales about the supervision of discretionary life-sentenced offenders. It explores the efforts made by probation officers to aid the process of reintegration reflected on a so-called ‘new’ penology.

Keywords: probation officers; discretionary life-sentenced offenders; supervision; reintegration; new penology

Chapter.  12236 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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