The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) carries out independent investigations into deaths and complaints in custody. The detailed role and responsibilities of the PPO are set out in his office’s Terms of Reference. The PPO has two main duties:
The purpose of these investigations is to understand what happened, to correct injustices and to identify learning for the organisations whose actions we oversee so that the PPO makes a significant contribution to safer, fairer custody and offender supervision.
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The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman is searching for new Band C (Higher Executive Officer) investigators to join the team. If you have sound judgement, excellent written and verbal skills, and are self-motivating and well-organised, this could be the role for you. … Continued
Every year, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman asks all our stakeholders to share their views on our performance. If you have had any dealings with the PPO in the past twelve months, please take just ten minutes to tell us … Continued