Year: 2002 Source: Probation Journal, v.49, no.2, (June 1, 2002), p.140-150 SIEC No: 20070206

The author describes the new Safer Prisons strategy in the United Kingdom. This strategy aims to reduce suicides by improving the general treatment of prisoners & encouraging the “decency agenda”. The planned evaluation of the Safer Local Prisons Programme is also described. (28 refs.)