Simeon Andrews a valued comrade sadly missed

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Simeon Andrews, a valued comrade of Napo. Simeon died suddenly on 27 February and the […]

You couldn’t make it up

Kafka or what? The chaos created by Shared Services failings in the NPS is reaching new heights – or should that be lows? Napo is currently […]

Long Form: Reunification of the probation service: dream or nightmare?

National vice-chair, Keith Stokeld, shares his thoughts on whether reunification of the probation service will be a dream or a nightmare. Having followed the presentations to […]

Probation under the microscope

New Year New Magazine The eagle-eyed among you will have noticed Napo Quarterly has been rebranded and relaunched as Napo Magazine.  Your NEC realised how important […]

Court Officers – the Cinderella of the Justice World?

At the time comments were invited for the select committee on the impact of TR and with an eye on E3, I responded with unfettered gaze on the changing landscape of what used to be known as the National Probation Service. Not a term applicable to all the work carried out by members. Establishing how this came about and its impact will take more copy than provided for here.


Serious Further Offence Reviews – harmful or helpful?

Many reading this article will have some knowledge or experience of a serious further offence (SFO) review. These reviews take place when a specified offence is committed by a person who is already under probation supervision.