How we should respond to the ‘knife crime’ crisis

Several recent deaths of teenagers in so-called ‘knife-crime’ incidents have raised concerns about the level of violence affecting young people in England and Wales. ITV weatherman […]

Napo women pledge to get active

Nearly 100 members attended the 33rd  Women in Napo conference which was held in London in early April. The conference theme was “Time for Change – […]

Emotion in probation

Dr Jake Phillips from Sheffield Hallam University writes about his research using the concept of “emotional labour” to explore the link between what it means to […]

The Probation Journal: professional since 1929!

Forging an occupational identity and sharing practice with reference to the current thinking or evidence is not a new idea for probation officers and one of […]

Twas the night before

Twas the night before recess when, all through the house, Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The order papers were hung by the […]

Ian Lawrence Writes – the professional issue

What sets Napo aside from most other trade unions isn’t just that we have a remarkably loud voice despite our small size, or our incredibly resilient […]

Role of the National Vice-Chair (Cafcass)

(This is an unashamed job advert!) Sadly, my tenure as National Vice-Chair is due to end at the Napo AGM in October. I have enjoyed this […]

5 Minute Diversity Quiz

Take a break, take this quick quiz and you could win a coveted ACTIV8R resusable coffee mug Q1 – List all the protected characteristics? Q 2 […]

Showing racism the red card

Show Racism the Red Card (SRRC) is an anti-racism educational charity, founded in 1996, which uses the high-profile status of football and football players to help […]

An interview with Leroy Rosenior

Show Racism the Red Card Vice President, Leroy Rosenior, is set receive an MBE for his services to anti-racism education thanks to his work supporting SRRC. […]

Flying the rainbow flag: Napo’s LGBT history month roadshows

In February Napo joined forces with PiPP (Pride in Prisons and Probation) and the legacy staff network LAGIP (Lesbian and Gay in Probation) to fly the […]

Equal Rights committee needs you!

If making sure that all equality strands and their issues are represented throughout all of Napo’s structures is important to you, then why not join the […]