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Sentinel Offender Services response

Author: Sentinel Offender Services, Published on: 11 February 2014

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Sentinel Offender Services to respond to a report raising concerns about abusive & discriminatory practices by private probation companies]. We have read the Human Rights Watch article “Profiting From Probation” and we believe some of the circumstances highlighted focused solely on the financial aspect of probation and failed to recognize other non financial conditions that were present. However, we believe many of the recommended changes outlined in this report would be beneficial to the industry and supported by Sentinel. Sentinel is committed to efforts that would professionalize the industry, create accountability, and focus on best practices promoting success of the offender and an overall reduction in recidivism.

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This is a response from the following companies: Sentinel Offender Services