A Downing Street source has said today that pilot schemes using lie detectors to manage sex offenders in the community have been a "success". The source said:
It's vital that we protect the public from serious sex offenders. That's why the conditions after they leave prison need to be both strict and rigorously enforced.
The pilot schemes using lie detectors to manage offenders in the community have been a success.
So now we're looking at how it could be rolled out to provide probation officers with more information to manage the most serious sex offenders.
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