Publications

Forced to Make Amends: An Evaluation of the Community Reparation Order Pilots

Published: 2007

Curran, J., MacQueen, S. and Whyte, B. (2007), Forced to Make Amends: An Evaluation of the Community Reparation Order Pilots. Scottish Government.

Summary

This report sets out the findings of the evaluation of the pilot Community Reparation Order schemes ( CROs) operating in Dundee, Highland and Inverclyde from April 2005 to March 2007. The research has been conducted by the University of Edinburgh’s Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre for Scotland in partnership with DTZ.

The Scottish Executive introduced Community Reparation Orders ( CROs) in May 2005 as one of a range of new measures for tackling antisocial behaviour under the Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004.