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“People are often at their lowest when we see them in prison. As probation officers, we can help by giving them the tools to change.”

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Probation officers don’t only work in the community – they also play a key role in courts and prisons. Adam tells us how his Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP) training led to him working at HMP Lincoln, and what his …

Advice from award-winning prison and probation officers

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Iain Foskett and Gareth Key

HMPPS are holding their annual awards that celebrate the exceptional work prison and probation staff do every day. We’ve spoken to the 2017 Prison Officer of the Year and the Probation Champion of the Year to find out what advice they’d give to people starting out in their careers.