Who can be referred to Mappa?

MAPPA-eligible Mentally Disordered Offenders – Mentally disordered offenders (MDOs) who are MAPPA-eligible are those who are: • Convicted of a specified sexual or violent offence – Schedule 15 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (the 2003 Act) – and sentenced to twelve months or more imprisonment, or • Detained in …

Who can be referred to Mappa?

MAPPA-eligible Mentally Disordered Offenders – Mentally disordered offenders (MDOs) who are MAPPA-eligible are those who are: • Convicted of a specified sexual or violent offence – Schedule 15 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (the 2003 Act) – and sentenced to twelve months or more imprisonment, or • Detained in …

What powers do Mappa have?

The MAPPA Responsible Authority (RA) consists of the Police, Prison and Probation Services. They are charged with the duty and responsibility to ensure that MAPPA is established in their area and for the ongoing assessment and management of risk of all identified MAPPA offenders.

What does Mappa mean police?

Multi-agency public protection arrangements
Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA)

What is a Mappa offender?

What is MAPPA? MAPPA stands for Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and it is the process through which various agencies such as the police, the Prison Service and Probation work together to protect the public by managing the risks posed by violent and sexual offenders living in the community.

How long are you on MAPPA for?

You are still under a sentence of 12 months or more for certain violent or sexual offences. You may also come under MAPPA if there is evidence that you might pose a ‘risk of serious harm to the public’ and you have been convicted or cautioned for a criminal offence.

How often are MAPPA meetings?

As a minimum requirement, MAPPA level one cases will be visited once every twelve months, level two cases every six months and level three cases at least every three months. Any information or incident that indicates that an individual under MAPPA has an increased risk may prompt more frequent visits.

How long do you stay on MAPPA?

Some people have to be on MAPPA because of their offence or their sentence. There is guidance to tell if your offence or sentence means you will be on it. You are still under a sentence of 12 months or more for certain violent or sexual offences.

What are the categories of offenders?

Based on his idea that the purpose of punishing was deterrence, treating and securing, he developed three types of offenders: offenders who can and need to be treated; offenders who cannot be treated; and offenders who do not need to be treated.

How effective is MAPPA?

sexual offenders decreased from 26% in 2000 (pre-implementation of MAPPA) to 23% in 2004. It has remained relatively stable since, fluctuating between 22% and 24% from 2004 to 2010. offenders decreased from 13% in 2000 to 10% in 2004.

How many levels of risk do MAPPA work with?

As a result, those under MAPPA are managed at one of three ‘risk levels’: Level One: Involves normal agency management (cases with a low-medium risk of serious harm to others).

Who attends a MAPPA meeting?

Which Offenders? Only specific categories of offenders are managed through MAPPA; sex offenders, offenders who have served 12 months or more for an offence of violence, and any other offender whose behaviour is assessed as now likely to pose a risk of serious harm to the public.

What is the offender management unit (OMU)?

They are part of the team called the Offender Management Unit (OMU). They will work with your offender manager to help you complete goals on your sentence plan. Your offender manager, also known as your probation officer, is someone based in the probation service in the community.

What is offender management?

What is Offender Management? ‘Offender Management’ is about how your time in prison and under supervision in the community is managed. The aim of offender management is to try to rehabilitate people so they are less likely to offend in the future. This could mean setting different goals for you to complete during your sentence.

How are offenders managed within the public protection arrangements?

Most offenders who are within the public protection arrangements are managed by DRM’s who are either from Police or Probation. A small number of offenders who have mental health problems are managed by Community Forensic Mental Health professionals.

What is an offender manager or probation officer?

Your offender manager, also known as your probation officer, is someone based in the probation service in the community. They will work with you to help you not to re-offend after you leave prison.