Dick Whitfield

For many years, Dick Whitfield was chief probation officer for Kent and a prominent commentator on probation-related affairs. He is the author of three other Waterside Press works: Paying Back:Twenty Years of Community Service with David Scott, and Tackling the Tag: The Electronic Monitoring of Offenders, The Magic Bracelet: Technology and Offender Supervision - and also of The State of the Prisons: 200 Years On (Routledge, 1991).