DoingTime, a guide to prison and probation
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First Thing’s First
Just been arrested?
Getting the help you need
Going to Court
The Legal stuff
HMIP to Inspect “troubled” prisons
The first weeks in custody
Insiders at Court
Transport to the Prison
Arrival at the Prison
The First Night
Initial Phone Call
Moving to your cell/wing
The Induction Process
Work in the Prison
What family and friends can do to help the prisoner
Leave a Message
Eyes and Ears
Assisted Prison Visits
Employment on release
Life behind the wall “DoingTime”
Personal Items and Clothing
Post and Phone
Getting things Done
Help with Reading-Shannon Trust
How do prisons actually work?
Canteen and Money
Incentive and Earned Privileges “IEPs)
Your own clothing
Prison staff you will deal with
Types of prison, and prisoners
Females and Juveniles
Assaults and Bullying
How probation works
How does the probation service work?
What does the probation service do?
Tagging or HDC
Community Service Orders
ROTL, Release on Temporary License
Complaints and the IMB
How are the victims of crime dealt with?
Prison Officers Duties and Pay
Offenders with Learning Difficulties
HMIP on Staying in Contact with Family
Probation CRC regions
Return to the probation service
Alphabetic Prison Listing
Alphabetic CRC (probation) Companies
The National Probation Service Regions
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