A question put forward to the Hon. CARMEL ZOLLO in relation to the violent offenders program.
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: For the years 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06, how many prisoners:
1. Were assessed for the violent offenders program;
2. Commenced the violent offenders program; and
3. Completed the violent offenders program?
The Hon. CARMEL ZOLLO: I am advised that:
The violent offender program is currently being piloted at Mobilong Prison so only figures for the years 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 are provided.
10 prisoners were assessed for the program to be piloted at Mobilong Prison;
In 2005-2006 to date—
15 prisoners were assessed for the pilot program;
12 prisoners have commenced and are participating in the pilot program;
In brief, 25 potential participants were assessed during 2004/2005/2006, resulting in 12 current participants; and The current pilot program is due to end October 2006.