Reoffending cost the economy approximately £11 billion annually, according to the Centre for Mental Health.
Joy Allen is Police and Crime Commissioner for Durham Police. She was elected in May 2021 and has spent most of her career working in the public sector for Durham Constabulary and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue.
In this video, Joy shares the processes undertaken by the Checkpoint Intervention Programme to reduce reoffending rates in Durham. She discusses strategies to help offenders address the underlying causes of their behaviour and support measures to get their life back on track.
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