Effective rehabilitation of offenders on community-based orders with maximum participation of families and the community.
Instead of sentencing a person who has committed an offence to penal or corrective institutions, the Court may make a Probation Order requiring him to be under the supervision of the Probation Officer or a Volunteer Probation Officer for a period between 6 months and 3 years. The Probation Order includes a set of conditions for compliance to ensure the probationer’s good conduct and prevent him from committing a further offence.
During the Order period, the Probation Officer supervises and supports the probationer in partnership with the family and community. The probationer is motivated to enhance his human capital by learning pro-social thinking and gaining new skills; and increase his social capital by building positive social networks, restoring relationships and making amends. This enables and empowers him to desist from crime, increase well-being and contribute to society.
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COMMUNITY-BASED SENTENCING - COMMUNITY SERVICE ORDER (CSO)
PCRS also administers the Community Service Order, which is a sentencing option by the State Courts for adult offenders (aged 16 years old and above) to perform supervised community service.
OTHER COMMUNITY REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES AND SYSTEMS
PCRS oversees the programmes provided by the Integrated Service Providers (ISPs): Guidance Programme, Streetwise Programme, and Youth Enhanced Supervision (YES) Scheme; Triage System; Enhanced STEP-UP; and Theft Intervention Programme.
Who We Work With
Youth (below 16 years old) and adult (16 years old and above) offenders on Probation Orders and Community Service Orders issued by the Youth Court or State Courts.
Ms Carmelia Nathen
Ms Agnes Lum
Mr Kalidass Karuppiah
Mr Umardani Umle
Ms Chua Shu Hui
Ms Esther Foong
Mr Gan Jin Yee
Mr George Sathiasingam
Mr Gilbert Goh
Ms Grace Yim
Ms Kala Ruby
Ms Marddyana Kamis
Ms Rebecca Chee
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