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The responsibility of probation when it comes to right-wing extremism

Kerry Ellis-Devitt, Probation Practice Researcher for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company, has revisited the growing threat of right-wing extremism and the implications for probation work. Probation has a responsibility to counter the threat of terror but the difficulty for staff is in the identification of potential radicalisation. So, what can probation do to better assess what terrorism, extremism and the risk of radicalisation actually ‘looks like’ in 2019?

The rise of right-wing extremism, assessing ‘radicalisation’ and challenging internal bias: The responsibility of good probation practice