Following an offender's violation of a condition or an increase in the level of risk, the following factors, where applicable, will be taken into consideration when conducting case conferences. The prosecution service is divided into five regions - North, Interior, Fraser, Vancouver and Vancouver Island-Powell River, with provincial headquarters is in Victoria.
Importantly, as with the dangerous offender provisions, the long-term offender provisions give a sentencing judge a residual discretion to forego the more onerous designation where a lesser sanction would be sufficient to protect the public from the risk the offender presents.
Again, the National Parole Board is the body authorized to grant these forms of conditional release. Description Throughout the province, there are various levels of education, treatment, and maintenance programs delivered in conjunction with Mental Health Services.
This program could not function without the active participation of many parts of the community, including the Mennonite Central Committee, Correctional Service of Canada and other police agencies throughout Canada. Cornwall Community Police Service P. Note: The offender is not legally obligated to participate in the assessment process.
For this reason, during a dangerous offender hearing, the prosecution should consider leading evidence as to the resources and programs available to supervise and treat dangerous offenders during:. She also quoted the decision in Teale v. Contact information for a range of services for the victims of crime in Saskatchewan are published by the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General, Victim Services Branch at www.
Firstly, opening the "dangerous offender gate" to offences where the violence is not "serious" would be inconsistent with Parliament's purpose in enacting dangerous offender legislation designed to indeterminately incarcerate a very small group of highly dangerous criminals.
Location s Referral, notification and other information services are available province-wide and are provided by telephone.
However, the statute does not expressly confer upon the Board the jurisdiction to impose medical treatment conditions. It is designed to reduce risk of aggression-based offences by reinforcing personal responsibility and introducing a variety of strategies to manage their emotions and interpersonal conflict.
The prosecutor's specific responsibilities with respect to obtaining judicial release orders vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Generally, the programs offer victims of crimes:.