Criminal Justice Social Work Statistics 2011-12

This statistical bulletin presents national level information on activity relating to community penalties in Scotland, including Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and “social work orders” - made up of Community Payback Orders (CPOs), the predecessors to CPOs (Community Service Orders, Probation Orders and Supervised Attendance Orders) and Drug Treatment & Testing Orders.

8. Bail Information and Court Services

(Table 29)

8.1 During 2011-12, the courts made 9,700 requests for bail information to local authorities, up 16 per cent from 8,400 in 2010-11. A total of 500 bail supervision cases commenced in 2011-12, an increase of 10 per cent on the 2010-11 figure of 450 cases (Tables 1 & 29).

8.2 A total of 3,000 same day reports (previously called stand down reports) were provided to the courts in 2011-12, an increase of 45 per cent on the 2,000 provided in 2010-11.

8.3 There were 19,100 post sentence interviews carried out in 2011-12, an increase of 6 per cent from 18,100 in 2010-11.


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