National Probation Service London

National Probation Service (NPS) is a criminal justice service to supervise offenders in performing their duties and reporting to the courts. It dates back to 1907, but since 2001, it works under the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act. The NPS is an integral arm of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), earlier working under Home Office, but from 9th of May 2007, under the Ministry of Justice United Kingdom. It supervises thousands of offenders and furnishes (pre sentence reports) to the courts of England and Wales. There are a total of 35 probation trusts and 42 probation areas which work in harmony with the NPS, helping it perform its function effectively.

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    Facilities & Services

    The services performed by the NPS are given below;

    - Prohibited activity (offender refrains from an acitivity)
    - Specified activities (acquire some skills or qualification)
    - Alcohol treatment
    - Attendance centre (for those under 25)
    - Curfew (attend the centre at a certain time)
    - Mental health treatment (treatment is given at the permission of offender)
    - Unpaid work (community service)

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    Operational Hours

    The operational hours of National Probation Service are same as the other Government offices of London i.e. from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm Monday to Friday.

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    How to Contact

    The NPS can be contacted by filling out their "Contact Us" form which can be acquired by clicking here.

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    How to Become a Probation Officer

    If you are interested in starting a career as a Probation Officer, then click here.

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    1st Floor, Abell House, John Islip Street, London SW1P 2AW, UK.

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    How to Get to NPS

    By Tube

    From the Pimlico tube station move south on Rampayne St towards Lupus St/A3213. Turn left onto Bessborough St/A3213 and continue to follow A3213. Take a slight right onto Bessborough Gardens/A202 and then turn left onto John Islip St/B326. Continue to follow John Islip St and the NPS will be on the left side. View Map

    By Bus

    The bus stop of ‘Page Street (Stop NP)‎’. Buses numbering 88 and C10 will drop you at this bus stop. From the bus stop, move north on Marsham St/B326 towards Page St and turn right onto Page St, then turn right onto John Islip St. NPS will be on your right side.

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