The Risk Management Authority's purpose is to make Scotland safer by setting the standard for risk practice to reduce reoffending and the harm that it causes

      Our duties focus on protecting the public by ensuring that robust risk assessment and risk management practices are in place to reduce the risk of serious harm posed by violent and sexual offenders

      working towards a safer Scotland

      What we do

      The RMA works closely with partner agencies to develop and promote risk assessment and management practices that are proportionate, meaningful and legitimate. And by supporting the practitioners who work within the field of criminal justice, helping them to carry out their work effectively and consistently, we contribute to our wider purpose of reducing reoffending and the harm that it causes.

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      Ms Gailey suggests to the @SP_Justice that the risk of serious harm to others will be the foremost part of any assessment however aspects such as reducing reoffending and rehabilitation must also be considered

      Now published, a literature review of the risk posed by internet offenders https://t.co/giw7R6eycU

      Today's keynote speaker Geoff Taylor @RMAScotland says he's 'looking forward to today and learning more about youth justice'. So are we Geoff! #CYCJwrite

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      In 2017-18, 12 Orders for Lifelong Restriction were issued by Scottish Judges

      How we work

      We carry out our functions to promote effective practice through working closely with partners across the criminal justice system in Scotland; drawing evidence from national and international research and development programmes to advance a shared framework approach.

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