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New report reveals higher number of people with a brain injury in the criminal justice system



A man with acquired brain injury holding the bars of a cell. Close up on two hands holding the bars

A new report has revealed that the number of people with brain injuries is five times higher within the criminal justice system

NR Times speaks to Chloe Hayward, the UKABIF Director and Gemma Buckland, the Director of Do it Justice, about what the report means and what happens next.

The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) and the Criminal Justice Acquired Brain Injury Interest Group (CJABIIG) have welcomed a report by the Criminal Justice Inspectorates. The report examined their evidence of neurodiversity within the criminal justice system.

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