Courts rapped for giving ‘too short’ jail terms to paedophiles who offend online – The Guardian

Posted March 29th, 2010 in internet, news, rehabilitation, reports, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“Paedophiles convicted of downloading images of child abuse from the internet are not receiving rehabilitation treatment because the sentences they are given are too short, public protection experts warn today. A dossier collected by the probation union, Napo, reveals that typical sentences given to online paedophiles often fall far short of recommendations made by court-appointed experts who prepare pre-sentencing reports for judges.”

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The Guardian, 28th March 2010