Suspended sentences



Contravention of Community Correction Orders

This report assesses how many offenders contravene their Community Correction Order (CCO) by committing a new, imprisonable offence, or by failing to comply with another term or condition of the CCO.

Does a prison sentence affect future domestic violence reoffending?

New research by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) shows that prison is no more effective in deterring domestic violence (DV) offenders than a suspended sentence. BOCSAR compared 1,612 matched pairs of DV offenders, one of whom received a prison sentence of 12...