Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2009-10 Offender Cohort

Analysis of one year reconviction rates for the cohort of offenders released from a custodial sentence or receiving a non-custodial disposal in 2009-10

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Table 18 Individuals given COPFS disposals by disposal type, 2009-10

Total number (=100%) Percentage given a non-court2 disposal within:
6 months 1 year
Individuals 48,912 11.4 18.1
Fiscal Fine 27,785 14.8 23.4
Fiscal Fixed Penalty 17,384 5.7 9.4
Fiscal Combined Fine with Compensation 1,731 12.0 18.8
Fiscal Compensation 1,656 13.0 20.1
Fiscal Fixed Penalty (Pre-SJR) 356 13.8 18.3

1. These figures are derived from a dataset which is independent of the dataset on court convictions and therefore do not include court convictions. In future we will investigate ways of incorporating the non-court disposals with the court convictions.
2. Includes any non-court disposal, and therefore could include police disposals as well as COPFS disposals.


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