NATIONAL PROBATION SERVICE

for England and Wales

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DAVE RODGERS HEAD OF OFFENDER MANAGEMENT HMP HAVERIGG

MENTALLY DISORDERED DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - CUMBRIA

NATIONAL PROBATION SERVICE
for England and Wales

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements Annual Report 2004 - 2005

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In a number of high profile cases within Cumbria collaborative multi-agency initiatives under MAPPA have not only assisted in minimising harm to members of the public, but also contributed in identifying and providing the level of care and support for the patient. MAT JANSEN

LIZ BENSON AREA CHILDRENS SERVICES MANAGER NSPCC

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The NSPCC in Cumbria is committed to working in partnership with other agencies within MAPPA to safeguard children and others from those identified as posing a risk within the county. By managing the risk through MAPPA we have the opportunity to protect children and reduce harm.

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Since becoming a Responsible Authority the Public Protection Team at Her Majesty's Prison Haverigg have worked closely with both the Probation Service and Police in delivering an effective risk management policy aimed at reducing the level of risk posed to the public upon the release of certain high risk offenders.

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This Document
This is a joint report of the National Probation Service Cumbria, Cumbria Constabulary and Her Majesty’s Prison Service North West setting out how we manage the risks posed by sex offenders and other dangerous offenders in Cumbria. It is the fourth such report covering the period of April 2004 to March 2005 and has been produced in accordance with s.67(4) of the Criminal Justice and Courts Services Act 2000.In addition to describing details of arrangements for Cumbria, it provides some statistical data and contact points.

How to contact us
We welcome feedback and if you have any comments to make about this report they should be sent to one of the addresses below:

Assistant Chief Officer (Interventions) National Probation Service Cumbria Area Headquarters Lime House Wetheral Cumbria CA4 8EW Tel: 01228 560057

Further Copies and Additional Information
Further copies of the report and additional information can be obtained from the MAPPA Registrar: Kendal Probation Office, Busher Lodge 149 Stricklandgate , Kendal LA9 4RF Tel: 01539 81601 Superintendent (Operations) Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters Carleton Hall Penrith Cumbria CA10 2AU Tel: 01768891999

North West Area Office HM Prison Service Stirling House Ackhurst Business Park Foxhole Road Chorley Lancashire PR7 1NY Tel: 01257 248628

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CONTENTS
MINISTERIAL FOREWORD BY BARONESS SCOTLAND ............................04 FOREWORD / NATIONAL OVERVIEW........................................................05 THE ROLE OF THE PRISON SERVICE IN MAPPA -2004/5 ..........................07 KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN CUMBRIA ..........................................................08 HOW MAPPA WORKS ..............................................................................10 HOW THE MAPPA WORKS IN CUMBRIA ................................................12 CASE STUDIES ............................................................................................13 THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT BOARD OF MAPPA ..............................14 STATISTICAL INFORMATION ......................................................................16

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MINISTERIAL FOREWORD BY BARONESS SCOTLAND
The work being undertaken to improve the safety of communities through the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) is vitally important and a priority for government. The annual reports for 2004/5 provide evidence of that active engagement. Violence and sexual abuse are unacceptable wherever they occur and it is evident that through MAPPA such offenders are identified and better managed than ever before. As the number of offenders within MAPPA continues to grow as expected there is clear evidence that the Responsible Authority, that is the local police, probation and the Prison Service, is addressing these additional demands by strengthening local partnerships, using new statutory powers to restrict the behaviour of offenders, returning offenders to custody where they breach their licence or order, and using the findings of research and inspection to strengthen national guidance and local practice. Although it is never possible completely to eliminate the risk posed by dangerous offenders, MAPPA is helping to ensure that fewer people are re-victimised. The active implementation of the Criminal Justice Act (2003) during the last year has clearly enhanced the ability of a number of agencies including health, social services and housing to work collaboratively with the Responsible Authority in assessing and managing those sexual and violent offenders in our communities who pose the highest risk of serious harm. For the continued success of MAPPA this collaboration together with the scrutiny of policy and practice must become the hallmark of these arrangements. Similarly MAPPA must integrate with other public protection mechanisms dealing with child abuse, domestic abuse and racial abuse. For me one of the most exciting developments in this arena in the last 12 months has been the appointment of lay advisers to assist the Responsible Authority in the oversight of the arrangements. As ordinary members of the public these lay advisers represent a diverse, able and committed group of people who are now helping the statutory agencies to oversee the work being undertaken through MAPPA and communicate with the public more effectively. Without a growing sense of public knowledge and confidence about this work much of the benefits of the public protection arrangements will be lost. I hope this annual report will be useful, informative and reassuring to local communities. The agencies and individuals who have contributed to the achievement of MAPPA locally are to be commended.

Baroness Scotland Minister of State for Criminal Justice and Offender Management

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FOREWORD / NATIONAL OVERVIEW
We have pleasure in presenting this fourth report on behalf of The National Probation Service – Cumbria, Cumbria Constabulary and Her Majesty’s Prison Service North West. It sets out how we have developed our work together along with a number of other agencies in protecting the public from sexual, violent and other dangerous offenders in Cumbria, within the Multi- Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA). Sexual and violent offences are terrible crimes that deeply affect the lives of victims and their families and cause fear in local communities. Their impact can be profound and long lasting, leaving victims feeling vulnerable and unsafe in their homes. The Government regards tackling sexual and violent crimes as one of its highest priorities. The excellent work by the Responsible Authority and partner agencies under the MAPPA has significantly developed over the last four years and is now recognised as a world-leading system for public protection. The MAPPA grew out of the closer working relationship which developed between the Police and Probation (and latterly other agencies) in the late 1990s.Sections 67 & 68 of the criminal Justice and Court Services Act (2000) first enacted these arrangements. Sections 325-327 of the Criminal Justice Act (2003) re-enacted and strengthened those provisions. Essentially, the legislation requires the police, probation and prison services (acting jointly as the `Responsible Authority`) in each of the 42 areas of England and Wales: (i) to establish arrangements for assessing and managing the risks posed by sexual and violent offenders (ii) to review and monitor the arrangements; and, as part of the reviewing and monitoring arrangements (iii) to prepare and publish an annual report on their operation. 2004-2005 has seen developments in MAPPA both nationally and in Cumbria concentrated on the implementation of the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.These provisions came into force on 5 April 2004 and help strengthen the MAPPA by: • Making the Prison Service part of the `Responsible Authority` with the Police and Probation Service. • The Act imposes a `Duty to Cooperate` with the Responsible Authority MAPPA upon certain agencies, including: Local authority housing, education, social services, Youth Offending Teams, Health Authorities, Children’s services and electronic tagging. Under such arrangements these additional agencies combine forces to manage the risk posed to the public by serious offenders. • Confirming the national appointment of two members of the public as `lay advisors` in each of the 42 strategic management boards that review them. Cumbria was one of the original pilot areas to use `lay advisors` and their roles have been further established over the last year. The lay advisors are intended to bring an ordinary person’s perspective to the boards, and have an opportunity to question what is done and why in their area. Their contribution to developing the complex and sensitive work of public protection has been received appropriately. Work on the duty to cooperate has been a central theme for development this year. Crucial to this work is the trust and cooperation between agencies that allows information to be exchanged and full participation in the assessment and management of the risks posed by potentially dangerous people. Good relationships between agencies require ongoing effort and cannot be taken for granted. It is a credit to those involved in this difficult area of work that such effective multiagency work towards public protection is evident in Cumbria. Nationally there has been a statutory requirement for the Responsible Authorities and `Duty to Cooperate ` agencies to sign up to a local multi-agency Information Exchange Protocol and Memorandum of Understanding. These two documents have emerged at a time when statutory bodies have come under criticism in high profile cases. The protocols provide a framework for multi-agency working that promotes confidence between the agencies themselves and inspires greater public confidence that the risks posed by dangerous offenders are being more effectively identified and managed. Consideration is given to the human rights of the offender, public safety, the prevention of crime, and the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.

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Other Legislation/Developments
In addition to this work to strengthen the MAPPA, the Government has also begun to strengthen other statutory provisions, the most significant of which are the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and measures, due to commence in April 2005 which introduce new `Public Protection` sentences for `dangerous` offenders which will keep them in custody until they no longer pose a serious risk to the public. The Sexual Offences Act 2003 overhauled many antiquated sexual offences, strengthened the sex offender registration requirement and introduced new civil orders, with stringent conditions to help prevent further offences being committed. In Cumbria we have already used many of the new tools provided by the Act enthusiastically to deal with the risks posed by sex offenders. Advances in information technology are important in supporting public protection work so that information can be shared swiftly and efficiently.2004- 2005 has seen the introduction nationally of an advanced database for sexual and violent offenders, known as VISOR (Violent and Sex Offender Register). VISOR provides agencies with a national database to register, risk assess and manage sex offenders. The system is currently being managed by the Police and is due to be rolled out for use to the national Probation Service in due course and will also include violent offenders and others who may cause serious harm to the public.

Victim Focus
In addition to the MAPPA work to tackle offenders, greater emphasis continues to be placed on meeting the needs of victims. Victims of sexual offending are identified as a priority group within the National Victims and Witnesses Strategy which aims to improve support and protection for victims and witnesses. This work is part of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Actl which creates a new independent Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses to be a champion for victims of crime and a new statutory Code of Practice which will consolidate existing procedures.

We recognise that the nature of much of the offending described in this report is of a particularly disturbing nature, making public debate difficult and often highly charged. Although sexual and violent offences comprise a small proportion of all recorded crime, it is not surprising that they cause the greatest concern. We therefore believe that it is vital that communities understand the size, nature and complexity of the problem and what we do to manage risk. Public protection is a high priority for every agency involved with MAPPA.We are pleased with progress made thus far and hope that this report will inform you and reassure you that MAPPA in Cumbria are developing and working effectively to make Cumbria a safer place for all who live, work and visit here.

MIKE MAIDEN Chief Probation Officer National Probation Service Cumbria

MICHAEL BAXTER Chief Constable Cumbria Constabulary

DI LOCKWOOD Assistant Director of HM Prison Service

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THE ROLE OF THE PRISON SERVICE IN MAPPA -2004/5
One of the important ways in which the Criminal Justice Act (2003) strengthened the MAPPA was to make the Prison Service part of the Responsible Authority with police and probation in each of the 42 Areas in England and Wales. The Prison Service has been given this enhanced role in recognition of the important part it plays in protecting the public by keeping offenders in custody; helping them to address the causes of their offending behaviour; and by undertaking other work to assist their successful resettlement. As part of the Responsible Authority the Prison Service is now represented on each of the Strategic Management Boards (SMBs) in the 42 Areas. The Prison estate is configured differently from Police/Probation areas in that its establishments are contained within only 12 geographical areas and two functional areas – the High Security estate, and Contracted Prisons. For this reason arrangements for Prison Service representation on SMBs vary across the country, but each Prison Service Area Manager has entered into an agreement with the SMBs on how the Service will contribute both strategically and operationally to the MAPPA. The main focus of the Prison Service contribution is at an operational level. A number of measures have been put in place across the prison estate to ensure that this will be effective and result in: Prompt identification of MAPPA offenders so that their details can be used in sentence planning arrangements, including interventions to manage and reduce risk Regular monitoring of the behaviour of those assessed as presenting the highest risk, and sharing information with police and probation colleagues All relevant risk management information being provided to multi agency meetings which help plan an offender’s release At least three months notification to police and probation of the expected release dates of those offenders who have been referred to the multi-agency public protection panel (MAPPP), and at least six weeks notification of those being managed at level 2 risk meetings No changes to release dates or arrangements being made without prior consultation with police and probation

Playing an effective role in the multi agency risk management of MAPPA offenders requires good communication between criminal justice partners. The Prison Service has taken steps to ensure that there are dedicated points of contact for public protection at both Area level and in every prison establishment, and that these are published together with police and probation contacts to ensure better communication across the Responsible Authority. With the ever increasing MAPPA population and proportion of those received into prison likely to grow with the introduction of the new public protection sentences, the inclusion of the Prison Service as part of the Responsible Authority will continue to be vital in protecting the public.

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KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN CUMBRIA
It is worthy of note that of all the offenders subject to MAPPA proceedings (i.e. Levels 2 and 3) none were charged with a serious sexual or violent offence during this reporting period.This must be regarded as a successful outcome. During 2004/05 much of our activity in Cumbria has focused on implementing the new legislation and this has included developing or relationship with the Prison Service as the third Responsible Authority under MAPPA. Staffs from Haverigg prison and the local MAPPA team have established regular Public Protection meetings which are held at the prison. High risk prisoners are identified early and interventions put in place to manage and reduce the risk such individuals present to the public on release. Written protocols have been established with prisons regarding the reception and release of offenders subject to MAPPA proceedings which has improved the efficiency and accuracy of information exchange. A `Memorandum of Understanding` and Exchange of Information Protocol governing how the Duty to Cooperate agencies work together to assess and manage high risk offenders has been signed up to by all the relevant agencies in Cumbria. The Probation Service Approved Premises Carlisle has successfully managed a number of offenders subject to MAPPA proceedings, involving high levels of monitoring and supportive supervision. A number of successful training events have been held over the last 12 months.MAPPA training was delivered on a multiagency basis by the Lucy Faithful Foundation (a child protection charity), focussing on developing practice in the area of risk assessment and management of sexual offenders.

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One of our notable achievements has been in the area of improving the accuracy and consistency of the risk assessment of offenders. The MAPPA team developed a manual of local Practice Instructions for the Probation Service and training was delivered to all staff regarding the assessment, referral and management process of MAPPA offenders. MAPPA meetings have ensured that the victim perspective is appropriately represented with a Victim Liaison officer in attendance in 95% of relevant meetings. The victim perspective is crucial when formulating risk management plans and has resulted in a range of actions including specific prison licence conditions not to contact individuals, support to victims from the Children and Adult Protection Unit (CAPU) of Cumbria Constabulary and the offer of both personal and house alarms in extreme circumstances. The MAPPA team have regularly provided presentations to other agencies on the work that we do in order to develop an understanding of the work of the MAPPA and how such agencies can contribute to the assessment and management of high risk offenders. Diversity is an important aspect of the work of the MAPPA and such agencies have been instrumental in assisting the development of a greater understanding of the communities we serve and the offenders living in this area. MAPPA continues to work closely with the NSPCC in Cumbria, who provide a valuable resource for the specialist assessment and treatment of male sexual offenders. During the last year a total of 8 offenders subject to the MAPPA process have been assessed and /or attended an intensive group work programme. Significant links have been made with the Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder Unit based in Newcastle. This is a vital resource for the management of high risk offenders. Specialist input from staff to the MAPPA process has resulted in a number of offenders with difficult behaviours being successfully maintained in the community without the commission of further offences and reduced risks to the public.

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HOW MAPPA WORKS Who are the MAPPA offenders?
There are principally three categories of offender who fall within the MAPPA: Category 1 - Registered Sex Offenders (RSO’s), that is those sexual offenders required to register under the terms of the Sex Offenders Act (1997) and its amendments (2003). Category 2 - Violent offenders and those sexual offenders who are not required to register, and Category 3 - Any other offender who, because of the offence/s committed by them are considered to pose a risk of serious harm to the public.

How are they managed?
The structure of risk management is intended to enable resources to be deployed to manage identified risk in the most efficient and effective manner. The level at which a case is managed is dependent upon the nature of the risk and how it can be managed. For example, not all high-risk cases will need to be managed by the MAPPP (Level 3 - Multi Agency Public Protection Panel) and other less risky cases might justify MAPPP referral because of their complexity.

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Level 1: Ordinary risk management
Level 1 risk management is used in cases in which the risks posed by the offender can be managed by one agency without actively or significantly involving other agencies. Typically the lead agency will be police, prison, probation or Youth Offending Teams. Generally offenders managed at Level 1 will be assessed as presenting a low or medium risk – the largest proportion of all MAPPA offenders are managed at this level.

Level 2: Local Risk Management Meetings
Level 2 local inter-agency risk management is used where the active involvement of more than one agency is required. The agencies involved are agreed locally and determined by the characteristics of that case. A permanent representation from core agencies contributes significantly to violent risk management. Level 2 management usually requires a monthly meeting to reassess the risks an offender presents and amend the risk management plan accordingly.

Level 3: Multi Agency Public Protection Panel
Level 3 MAPPP meetings deal with offenders who present a high or very high risk of causing serious harm and who present risks that can only be managed by a plan which requires close co-operation at a senior level due to the complexity of the case and/or because of the unusual demands it creates or, if not high risk, the case is exceptional because of the likelihood of media interest and/or public scrutiny. These cases are often referred to as the ‘critical few’ and most frequently relate to offenders being released from prison or hospital

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HOW THE MAPPA WORKS IN CUMBRIA
MAPPA have been developed in each of the 3 divisions in Cumbria (North, South and West), in order to assess and manage violent, sexual and other dangerous offenders. The MAPPA process helps local agencies work together sharing relevant information about offenders, planning and putting into action strategies to protect the public. An important aspect of the work is the reintegration of offenders into the community so that they can be assisted to lead more lawabiding lives. This is intended to protect the public and reduce the number of victims of violent and sexual crime.

What happens in practice?
The organisation of MAPPA may vary across the divisions but should always be responsive to the diversity of the local community. MAPPA meetings in Cumbria are confidential and chaired by Senior Managers from either the probation service or the police. The meetings work to an agenda drawn up in advance and are generally attended by staff from the police and probation services, victim services, health, social services, youth offending teams, prisons, local authority housing and other agencies who might have involvement, for example specialist mental health services and the NSPCC. Agencies share information and develop risk management plans, based on the assessed risk the offender presents. Agreement is reached about the level of risk management so that only the ‘critical few’ most dangerous offenders are referred to the MAPPP (Level 3), which is convened when the needs arises. A record of the meeting is kept which documents any decisions made and who is responsible for any tasks agreed. A date is set to review each case at an appropriate interval, unless circumstances demand an earlier meeting. A countrywide protocol sets out how and when the MAPPA meet and how referrals take place. In addition, there is a Memorandum of Understanding between the ‘Duty to Co-operate’ agencies which sets out how agencies will work together to protect the public and a protocol regarding the Exchange of Information, agreed by all the key agencies. Risk Management Plans are tailored to the individual circumstances and focus on the risks identified in each case, and the steps needed to protect the victim. There is a balance between the need to impose conditions and controls on the offender with the provision of treatment through programmes and services to reduce further offending.

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The following case studies illustrate this approach:

Case Studies
A is a male offender with convictions for kidnap and rape of a young girl for which he was sentenced to a 13 year term of imprisonment. Prior assessment by the MAPPA resulted in a number of strict conditions being imposed upon him at the point of his release into the community, including a condition not to have any unsupervised contact with children. A was subject to both probation supervision on licence, and police supervision as a requirement to sign the sex offenders register. Very quickly concerns were reported to the MAPPA that A was suspected of having unsupervised contact with the children of a neighbour. A denied this and the MAPPA secured resources to enable agencies to gather specific information which secured evidence to prove that A was in breach of his licence conditions. The Social Services Department and Children and Adult Protection Unit of the Police (CAPU) supported the family with whom A had been in contact with and felt reassured that no actual criminal offences had occurred. A’s licence was revoked as a result and he was returned to prison. Early assessment and a robust risk management plan, including intensive monitoring and swift enforcement action reduced the opportunity for A to commit further offences. B is a male offender with a long history of general criminality and violence. He had a history of self-harm and involvement with mental health agencies. He also had an addiction to drugs and a propensity for abusive and offensive behaviour towards Probation Service Staff, which raised concerns for his acceptance on licence to reside at the location Probation Service Hostel. B had previously been subject to public protection meetings and whilst in custody the MAPPA designed a very detailed release plan involving Probation, Police, Primary and Mental Health Care Services. B was directed to reside at the Probation Hostel with strict licence conditions and a support package was developed to ensure the health and safety of the hostel staff. It was expected that B would re-offend almost immediately on release and there where real concerns for his mental health. However, due to the support of the agencies and practitioners involved in the MAPPA, B has had the longest offence free period in the community of his adult life. He has responded well to all agencies involved particularly engaging with Mental Health Services, which has resulted in a more accurate assessment of his needs and hence more appropriate treatment options. As a result of an improvement in his general behaviour he has been able to remain resident at the hostel whilst he secures more suitable independent accommodation in the locality, assisted by an ongoing package of support and supervision from various agencies.

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THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT BOARD OF MAPPA
First established in July 2001, the role of the Board has been to evaluate and audit MAPPA activities and resolve issues that may be problematic with the Duty to Cooperate agencies. The launch of the national MAPPA Guidance Manual in April 2003 emphasized the importance of the Strategic Management Board (SMB) in bringing rigour and scrutiny to the review and monitoring of MAPPA work. The Board is jointly led by an Assistant Chief Officer from the National Probation Service (Cumbria) and a Superintendent from Cumbria Constabulary, and a Senior Manager from HM Prison Service, North West area. Other members of the Board include senior representatives from local authority housing, Primary Health Care Trusts, Mental Health Care services, NSPCC, Youth Offending Team and Social Services. The functions of the SMB can be summarised as follows: • Monitoring and evaluating the operation of the MAPPA across Cumbria • Establishing relationships with other key public protection bodies, such as the area Child Protection Committee. • Identifying and planning how to meet common training and developmental needs of those working in the MAPPA • Planning the longer-term development of the MAPPA in the light of regular reviews and legislative changes The SMB in Cumbria has over the last 12 months has focussed particular attention on the review, monitoring and auditing of public protection cases with a view to developing a longerterm analysis of the nature of high risk offenders in the county. Examples of this work include: Monthly case reviews are held on all high risk cases with feedback given to both practioners and senior managers. The Prison Service locally has recently developed a database regarding the nature of MAPPA offenders and their offences which will generate management information reports for the SMB. Cumbria has provided information for a research project by Greater Manchester University as to effectiveness of the management of Level 3 MAPPA offenders. The results of these review and monitoring processes will continue to improve the consistency of practice and procedure within the local MAPPPs and ensure that valuable resources are targeted appropriately at the highest risk offenders in order to reduce the harm they pose to the public.

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Lay Advisors
Cumbria was among the first areas to have Lay Advisors appointed, chosen as one of only eight pilot areas in the country. The two Lay Advisors, who were recruited in 2002 sit on the SMB Board and have continued to provide a valuable perspective to the work of the MAPPA. The Lay Advisors encourage a greater transparency in the work of the MAPPA and promote public accountability. Not only do they provide an opportunity to question what is being done and why, but also bring community views to the development of the MAPPA. Quotes from the Lay Advisors include:

“I wholly support the involvement of Lay Advisors in the work of the MAPPA and would encourage others to come forward to participate when our term of office ends. I feel privileged to be part of such important work and am keen to contribute whenever appropriate”. “The arrangements for agencies to cooperate which are now in place should re-assure the public that their protection is taken seriously and is, in Cumbria, well managed as a result”.

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STATISTICAL INFORMATION
Information provided to the Public Protection and Courts Unit of the Home Office is contained within the Annual Report’s Statistical Information. The presentation of statistics has developed from previous years and it is important to remember that generally the total number of violent and sexual offenders is a very small proportion of the general public as a whole. The MAPPA in Cumbria has actively sought to use new legislation to increase controls over Sex Offenders living in the community considered to present a high risk to the public, by the imposition of Sexual Offences Prevention Orders (SOPOs). 4 SOPOs have been successfully imposed and further Orders are in various stages of application. Such orders place greater restrictions on the behaviour of offenders which is likely to result in criminal proceedings being taken against them if they fail to comply. The number of Registered Sex Offenders has risen due to the successful arrest rates from local Police Operations targeted at sexual offenders, such as Operation Ore which focussed on Child Internet Pornography offences. The last 12 months has seen the number of offenders assessed as Level 3 `critical few` offenders within the county significantly reduced. This is predominantly as a result of changes in the MAPPA risk assessment procedure of offenders which has resulted in a more accurate and robust assessment of risk with resources, aimed at protecting the public being targeted at the highest risk offenders. It is also worthy of note that of all the offenders subject to MAPPA proceedings (i.e. Levels 2 and 3) none were charged with a serious sexual or violent offence during this report period. This must be regarded as a successful outcome.

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MAPPA Annual Reports Statistical Information
Reporting Period 1st April 2004 – 31st March 2005

1. Category 1 MAPPA offenders: Registered Sex Offenders (RSO)

i) The number of RSO’s living in Cumbria on 31st March 2005 ia) The number of RSO’s per 100,000 head of population ii) The number of Sex Offenders having a registration requirement who were either cautioned or convicted for breaches of the requirement. iii) The number of: a) Sex Offences Prevention Orders (SOPO’s) applied for b) Interim SOPO’s granted c) Full SOPO’s imposed by the courts in Cumbria iv) The number of: a) Notification Orders applied for b) Interim Notification Orders granted c) Full Notification Orders imposed by the Courts in Cumbria v) The number of Foreign Travel Orders: a) Applied for b) Imposed by the Courts in Cumbria

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2. Category 2 MAPPA Offenders: Violent Offenders and Other Sexual Offenders (V&OS)
vi) The number of violent and other sexual offenders (as defined by Section 327(3), (4) and (5) of the Criminal Justice Act (2003) living in Cumbria

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3. Category 3 MAPPA Offenders: Other Offenders (OthO)
vii) The number of ‘other offenders’ (as defined by Section 325 (2) (b) of the Criminal Justice Act (2003) 5

4. Offenders managed through Level 3 (MAPPP) and Level 2 (local inter-agency management)
viii) The number of MAPPA offenders, in each of the three categories (i.e. 1) RSOs, 2) V & O and 3) Otho) that have been managed through the MAPPP (Level 3) and through local inter-agency management (Level 2) RSO V&O Otho ix) Of the cases managed at Level 3 or 2, the number, whilst managed at that level who were: a) Returned to custody for a breach of Licence b) Returned to custody for a breach of Restraining Order or Sexual Offences Prevention Order c) Were charged with a serious sexual or violent offence Level 3 0 0 0 Level 2 5 0 0 Level 3 0 1 0 Level 2 26 31 3

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