The conference reported on the continuing work of the international research network (COST Action 1106) on ‘offender supervision in Europe’. All EMEU project partners are members of the ‘Decision-making working group’ of the Action. The focus of the conference was on issues of compliance with, and enforcement of, the supervision of offenders and ex-offenders in the community.
Prof. Kristel Beyens chaired the first plenary session which examined different models of compliance and explored the dynamics of compliance, enforcement and breach.
Prof. Miranda Boone presented the work of the decision-making group of the Action which is exploring the decision-making processes involved in non-compliance and breach events related to community sentences and parole through the use of vignettes.
Prof. Hucklesby’ s closing plenary presentation focused on the possible futures of the use of electronic monitoring for offender supervision in Europe.
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*COST = European Cooperation in Science and Technology. For more information, please visit: http://www.cost.eu/