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Red Snapper Managed Services celebrates its fifth birthday!

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This Autumn RSMS celebrates its fifth anniversary. The business was launched with the goal of taking a new approach to providing out tasking and outsource services to the public safety sector. The provision of business process outsource services to the sector was nothing new when we launched.  Lincolnshire Police had outsourced large parts of its […]

The importance of the Therapeutic Relationship in the Criminal Justice System


The therapeutic relationship plays a pivotal role in the process of working with offenders, offering a unique and often overlooked avenue for rehabilitation and reintegration into society. In the United Kingdom (UK), where rehabilitation and reformation are integral aspects of the criminal justice system, understanding the importance of this relationship is paramount. This article considers […]

Victim Awareness Programmes – Why do it?


At Red Snapper Managed Services (RSMS), we offer the Victim Awareness Hub via the Intervention Hub. But why is it important to support perpetrators to increase their Victim Awareness, and how do we achieve this? Accountability: Those that have offended may not fully grasp the consequences of their actions or the impact on their victims. […]

Common Misconceptions around Hate Crimes

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‘Hate Crime’, it’s a term that you unfortunately hear a lot about in the media but what does it mean and what are some common misconceptions? “A crime, typically one involving violence, that is motivated by prejudice on the basis of ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or similar grounds.” (Met Police, 2023) The definition of a […]

Shoplifting, why having empathy and understanding is important

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With the constant increase in the cost of living, shoplifting has seen an increase by 22% in the last year. (ONS, 2023) There are many reasons why perpetrators shop lift, let’s take a look into the plethora of factors that affect the decision making process of someone who decides to shoplift. Mentioned above, many people […]

Stereotyping and Labelling


Stereotyping and Labelling are prevalent in the Criminal Justice System and often harmful to individuals wanting to make positive changes. Take a look at this article by Chris English which explores this further. A closer look at ‘Labelling’ In this article, we will look at the harm of ‘labelling’, i.e. the idea that self-identity and […]

RSMS Collaborate with Wales Probation Service to tackle Substance Misuse

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Red Snapper Managed Service (RSMS) is pleased to announce a collaboration with His Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service in Wales. Our innovative collaboration will see RSMS provide digital evidence-based interventions for Probation Services in Wales to address substance use. The Intervention Hub is an exciting initiative that will allow offenders to access online therapy programmes. […]

Adverse Childhood Experiences


Did you know that half of people in the UK have experienced an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) in their childhood and 1 in 10 people experience four or more ACES?. (ghll.org.uk) Additionally, 80% of offenders in the UK have experienced ACES. (Public Health Wales) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in […]

Anti-Social Behaviour: A brief review

Anti-Social Behaviour is often seen as a low-level nuisance issue which is just inevitable within society. However, the impact of behaviours can have a detrimental impact on the lives of individuals and the communities who are victim to it. Firstly, what do we mean by ‘Anti-Social Behaviour’ (ASB)? It is defined as ‘behaviour by a […]

Why do people commit crimes?

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Why do people commit crimes? Offending behavior is a complex area and one that is influenced by a number of factors. This includes: Biological Psychological Social Environmental In this short article, I will explore these factors as it is my view that developing our understanding in these areas will help us develop effective strategies to […]