Sentence Planning. There is an initiative underway in the BVI for the rehabilitation and reformation of prisoners. It is a project called the “Sentence Planning Programme”. I learned about it in an article dated 18 April 2007 in the Cayman Net News. The article read in part,
According to information obtained from the Sentence / Development Planning Project, “Sentence Planning focuses on assisting prisoners to change their criminal lifestyle by taking the opportunities to address their offending behaviour.
“The document added, “At the heart of this process is identifying a plan to reduce those risks and meet the needs in a sequenced and coordinated way in preparation for community reintegration.”
The programme is being implemented in the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos, BVI and