National Probation Service

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The National Probation Service (NPS) is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community. It works with around 30,000 offenders a year, supporting their rehabilitation while protecting the public.

The National Probation Service (NPS) was set up on 1 June 2014, along with 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) that manage low and medium risk offenders. The NPS works in partnership with the CRCs, with the courts, police and with private and voluntary sector partners in order to manage offenders safely and effectively.

Together, the NPS and the CRCs have replaced the former 35 probation trusts. The NPS are responsible for:

The NPS North West Divisional area contains the former Probation Trusts: Greater Manchester; Merseyside; Cumbria; Lancashire and Cheshire.

The NPS are a partner of both Boards.

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