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Rethinking the Gateway: Using evidence to reform the criminal justice system for victims and people who offend

The What if? series of pamphlets challenges conventional thinking on penal issues

  • Price: £5

  • ISBN: 978-1-905994-86-1

  • Published: 2016

  • Pages: 22

  • Publisher: The Howard League for Penal Reform


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Peter Neyroud CBE QPM proposes a radical redesign of the Gateway to the criminal justice system, in order to develop a more effective approach to preventing offending and supporting victims.

This pamphlet focuses on decision-making processes in the police custody suite, the Gateway to the formal criminal justice system. Peter Neyroud argues that these decisions are critical to the operation of the system as a whole, and should be underpinned by evidence.

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