Protecting the Public: Scotland’s Risk Assessment Order
Unique to Scotland, the Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) is a true lifelong sentence. It’s put in place to protect the public from the risk of harm an individual is assessed to present. In this article, we look at the start of the OLR process – the Risk Assessment Order.
In Memoriam: Peter Johnston
With great sadness we acknowledge the passing of our previous Convener Peter Johnston.
Vacancy: Finance and Governance Lead
Applications are now closed.
Guest Blog: Community Justice Scotland on How a National Approach to Risk Assessment is Vital
This month, we’re pleased to welcome Community Justice Scotland’s learning, development and innovation lead, Pete Smith, to the RMA blog to explain the importance of training for justice…
Recruiting Accredited Assessors
We're currently seeking experienced, confident risk assessors from psychology and psychiatry to become Accredited.
Initial Insights into the Experience of Being Subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction Sentence
The RMA are pleased to publish the first qualitative research report exploring the experience of individuals who are subject to the Order for Lifelong Restriction
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…