Condemning the recent threats made against Probation Officers, Colum Conway, NISCC Chief Executive said:
“On behalf of the NISCC, I would like to thank every one of our Probation Officers for the contribution they make every day, protecting the public and strengthening communities. We stand firm with the staff and officers of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland and offer them our full support at this difficult time.”
“Probation Officers provide vital services tackling offending, addiction, mental health problems and they deal with domestic violence and sexual offending throughout Northern Ireland. The skills and commitment of these specialist social workers in preventing offending and supporting rehabilitation is a major factor in improving outcomes for offenders, victims and our society.