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dc.contributor.authorIrish Prison Service
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-21T18:53:24Z
dc.date.available2018-03-21T18:53:24Z
dc.date.issued2018-03-21
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/622912
dc.descriptionThe Irish Prison Service is mindful of its obligations as an agency of the criminal justice system and, in particular, its role in ensuring that there is no place for drugs in prison. Prison management and staff face these very considerable twin challenges on a daily basis. The combination of these challenges sets the prison environment apart from other settings in which services are provided for people who abuse drugs. There are factors in the prison environment which influence and shape interventions in relation to illicit drugs. Drugs, if they are present, can be a currency in prison ' systems. They can be bartered and sold and give rise to bullying and intimidation, up to and including violent behaviour. Tackling the problem of drugs in prison is not just about dealing with addiction at the level of the individual prisoner, it is also about dealing with the safety and protection of all prisoners and all pri_s_on staff who are in close confines 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.en
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dc.publisherIrish Prison Serviceen
dc.subjectDRUGSen
dc.subjectPRISON SERVICEen
dc.titleKeeping Drugs out of Prisonsen
dc.typeReporten
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-30T15:44:59Z


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