Premature release of offenders

Other Names:
Premature release of repatriated prisoners

Notably because of overcrowding of prisons, offenders are increasingly released prematurely. In the UK in 1993 it was proposed that immediate amnesty be given to short-term prisoners and that jailing of low security offenders should be delayed until space became available. This proposal followed two earlier amnesties in 1983 and 1987 when 2,000 and 1,000 prisoners were released.

Related Problems:
Escape from official detention
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST