The IOM Hub comprises Cleveland OPCC, Police, Probation, CRC and Local Authorities,
A Single Integrated Offender Management Hub is to be launched within Holme House Prison to enhance the relationship between all organisations involved in reducing offending and re-offending.
Staff, consisting of a five-strong team, have already been piloting the scheme since April – now they are set to be fully operational as of 22nd September.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland, Barry Coppinger said: “The creation of a single integrated team in the form of the Hub will promote greater levels of consistency and effectiveness across Cleveland in relation to the management of prolific and priority offenders and high crime causers both in terms of breaking the cycle of re-offending and managing the risk to public safety.
“Staff co-located within the prison setting at Holme House Prison means they are able to develop better coordination, communication and partnership working between agencies to make the best use of resources. The team consists of a restorative justice co-ordinator, a police sergeant, a research and intelligence analyst and two prison officers who will be supported by police officers and probation staff in the community."
Holme House Prison Governor Jennifer Mooney added: “The Integrated Offender Management Hub sees real and effective collaboration between agencies, working together with shared intelligence, agreed priorities and clarity about respective roles and responsibilities. Integrated offender management work will allow Prison Officers to prioritise prolific and priority offenders for treatment and interventions whilst in custody and, with other agencies, prepare for their release under supervision in the community.”
Jon Collins, Chief Executive Officer of Restorative Justice Council also sees the launch of the hub within the prison building as a hugely effective move stating: “We are delighted that restorative justice has been fully embedded into work with offenders in Cleveland. This new hub will ensure that they can access restorative justice, helping their rehabilitation and empowering victims.”
IOM Launch Event Presentation
The following presentation was provided by the Police & Crime Commissioner and Cleveland Police at the IOM Launch Event held at Holme House Prison on 22 September 2015.
Cleveland Single Integrated Offender Management Launch (Adobe PDF Document, 7.3MB)
Posted on Tuesday 22nd September 2015