In State Probation Service working group has started to work on the development of re-socialization tools meant for juvenile offenders
In January 2015 Project of the State Probation Service (hereinafter – Service) of Latvia Nr.LV08/1 “Increasing the Application of Alternatives to Imprisonment (Including Possible Pilot Project on Electronic Surveillance)” in order to develop re-socialization tools meant for juvenile offenders and to involve volunteers from the society (hereinafter - volunteer) to reach of goals of the service has set up a working group which in the next few months will work on theoretical and practical aspects of the volunteering work.
A cycle of Advisory Council’s meetings about Electronic monitoring were carried out
A cycle of Advisory Council’s meetings were carried out during the period of 19.09.2014. to 28.11.2014. These meetings were dedicated to implementation of Electronic monitoring in Latvia.
Redistribution of funding has been performed between the projects implemented by the State Police, Prison Administration and State Probation Service
On 6 November 2014 amendments to the agreement of the programme “Reform of the Latvian Correctional Services and Police Detention Centres” have come into force, providing for redistribution of funding from the project implemented by the State Police to the projects implemented by the State Probation Service and Prison Administration.
International Conference “Professionalism of Prison and Probation Services Staff in Correctional/Education Work”, 16-17 October 2014
Long-term work with inmates and probation clients has allowed concluding that work efficiency is closely related to knowledge, professionalism and personal suitability of staff to the complicated work, therefore one should address issues related to well-being of the staff.
The Cooperation Committee took place in the frame of Programme LV 08
On September 11, 2014 in Riga there took place the seventh Cooperation Committee of the Programme LV08 “Reform of the Latvian Correctional Services and State Police Short-term Detention Centres” (hereinafter – programme),