volume 26, issue 2, P65-66 1979
DOI: 10.1177/026455057902600210
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Colin Bridges

Abstract: In looking at differences between probationers who were breached and those not breached it would seem that probation had been recommended for these cases in the knowledge they were high risk offenders for supervision in that they had longer criminal records, were generally unemployed and had rather poor relationships with their families. It could be that knowing it was higher risk offenders given a chance, officers were more sensitive to failure to respond.Officers taking breach action generally were male, ex…

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