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Probation Board for Northern Ireland


The Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) assess people subject to a community order or licence and annually prepare over 10,000 reports for Courts, Parole Commissioners and others. They supervise over 4,100 people subject to a range of court orders and licences at any given time, deliver behavioural change programmes in custody and in the community covering areas such as violent offending, sexual offending and drug and alcohol misuse.

The PBNI also provide a Victim Information Scheme to any person who has been the direct victim of a criminal offence where the offender is subject to supervision by PBNI. The organisation works alongside statutory and other partners to minimise the risk of harm posed by offenders.