STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
We produce Standards and Guidelines for the Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) sentence. Our Standards and Guidelines for Risk Management also support the assessment and management of individuals who present a risk of serious harm.
FRAMEWORK FOR RISK ASSESSMENT, MANAGEMENT AND EVALUATION
Our FRAME policy is the approach to risk assessment and management in Scotland. It outlines guiding principles that should underpin the work of justice agencies who assess and manage risk.
Explore a series of interactive data visualisations to help you understand the Order for Lifelong Restriction. We look at statistics including Risk Assessment Order outcomes, age of individuals at the time when they receive the sentence, and length of punishment part.
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Digging into the Data
Explore our custom-built interactive data visualisations to learn about the Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) sentence
New RMA Board Convener and Member
We are delighted to welcome Geraldine O’Hare as Convener and James Maybee as Board Member
2023-24 Business Plan Published
We’ve published our 2023-24 Business Plan which outlines the work we’re going to do this year including: an update to Standards and Guidelines for Risk Management, Training Strategy and a Review of the Implementation of the OLR
LS/CMI Review Group Report Published
LS/CMI Review Group – Report on the Review of Closed Cases Following a Parliamentary statement on 2 March 2022 by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice & Veterans, and…
RMA Guest Blog: Lucy McDonald, SafeLives
Lucy McDonald is Head of Scotland for SafeLives, we’re delighted to welcome her to the RMA blog this month.
In Memoriam: Jane Davey
Everyone at the RMA is devastated by the tragic death of our Board Member, Jane Davey.
2021-22 Annual Report Published
Today, we’re pleased to publish our 2021-22 Annual Report which outlines our achievements over the past year.
Guest Blog: IPV and the OLR: an exploratory study
We’re pleased to welcome the University of Glasgow’s Dr Rachel McPherson and Mr Richard Kjellgren to the RMA blog to look at patterns of intimate partner violence within the Order for Lifelong Restriction population
RMA Blog: On the Importance of Lunch: The Assessors’ Day
Our OLR Lead, Ross Pollock, tells us about the most recent Accredited Assessor Day at the RMA.
RMA Blog: Learning and Leaf-Peeping in Canada
Our Development Lead, Rachel Webb, recently travelled to Canada to attend two international conferences.