Multi- Agency Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) in Scotland: What do the numbers tell us?

Published: March 2010


This briefing paper collates for the first time statistics about Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) across Scotland.  The statistics presented here were originally published in individual MAPPA annual reports, which each report on a different geographic area of Scotland.  The paper begins by outlining the MAPPA arrangements in Scotland and compares information about offenders managed through MAPPA in Scotland with those in England and Wales.  The paper then focuses on a detailed examination of the data available about MAPPA in Scotland.  The figures outlined in the paper are presented in the appendix, where all tables referred to in the paper can be found

Authors / Editors

Prof Beth Weaver

University of Strathclyde