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National Probation Service

General Details

The National Probation Service is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community.

NPS works with the Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service.

We’re responsible for:

  • preparing pre-sentence reports for courts, to help them select the most appropriate sentence
  • managing approved premises for offenders with a residence requirement on their sentence
  • assessing offenders in prison to prepare them for release on licence to the community, when they will come under our supervision
  • helping all offenders serving sentences in the community to meet the requirements ordered by the courts
  • communicating with and prioritising the wellbeing of victims of serious sexual and violent offences, when the offender has received a prison sentence of 12 months or more, or is detained as a mental health patient

Who to contact

National Probation Service
0300 047 6325

Where to go

Area served
All Suffolk

Days & Times

Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm

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