Contents

// Editorial

Digital transformation… “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
Pedro das Neves
Director JUSTICE TRENDS Magazine

// Interviews

Times of change and modernisation in the Portuguese justice
Francisca Van Dunem
Minister of Justice, Portugal

Advancing justice and corrections in conflict regions through the Rule of Law
Alexandre Zouev
Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions, United Nations

A leadership of proximity with eyes on solutions and continuous improvement
Jana Špero
Assistant Minister, Directorate for Prisons and Probation, Ministry of Justice, Croatia

Short interview: Singapore Prison Service towards total digitisation
Loh Teck En
Director of the Transformation and Technology Division, Singapore Prison Service

The Swiss correctional system: the complex challenge of harmonisation
Triple interview:

  • Ronald Gramigna, Head of the Execution of Sentences and Measures Unit Federal Office of Justice, Switzerland
  • Fredy Fässler, Chair of the Board, Swiss Centre of Expertise in Prison and Probation & Head of Security and Justice, Canton St.-Gallen, Switzerland
  • Sylvie Bula, Director of the Canton Vaud’s Prison Service and President of the Conference of Heads of Cantonal Prison Services, Switzerland

The challenges and opportunities of the Italian penitentiary system
Francesco Basentini
Head of the Penitentiary Department, Italy

The Italian juvenile and community justice in transition
Gemma Tuccillo
Head of the Department of Juvenile and Community Justice, Ministry of Justice, Italy

A constructive alternative to incarceration at the disposal of the most vulnerable
David Scott
Director of the Toronto Bail Programme, Ontario, Canada

The Hungarian correctional system on the path to modernisation
Tamás Tóth
Major General Dr., Director General of the Hungarian Prison Service

Evidence-based decisions and employee wellness in the spotlight
Colette Peters
Director of the Department of Corrections, Oregon State, United States of America

Fostering development through finding solutions to crime and violence
Nathalie Alvarado
Head of Citizen Security and Justice, Inter-American Development Bank

Preventing juvenile delinquency in Panama through talent and purpose
Erika Ender
Singer-songwriter and philanthropist, founder and president of the Puertas Abiertas Foundation, Panama

 

// Featured article

The convergence of information technology and operational technology in Corrections: a driver for innovation
Ser Leng Kuai, Simon Bonk & Steven Van De Steene

 

// Articles & case-studies

Multi-level in-Prison Radicalisation Prevention: Certification programme for prison managers and staff
IPS Innovative Prison Systems

Communication in prisons: integral solutions to tackle complex challenges
Oliver Drews

Connexall – Systems’ interoperability in corrections: When prison services become real systems

Breaking Prison Walls in Portugal: Early Release of Prisoners Through Electronic Monitoring
Attenti

Using advanced virtual reality technology for treating drug addiction in prison and probation settings
Susana Reis, Maria Loureiro & Silvia Bernardo

Taking electronic monitoring to the next level
José Demetrio

New experimental lab of penitentiary forensics in Italy
Ministry of Justice of Italy, Penitentiary Administration Department for the Triveneto

Using technology to promote desistance in Northern Ireland: “Changing Lives” Mobile App
Gail McGreevy (from the Probation Board for Northern Ireland)

Electronic monitoring: does “home confinement” necessarily mean “RF”?
Pierre Blondeau 

The role of technology in the correctional transformation
Simon Bonk

Digital criminal justice: how technology brings security and speed to the Brazilian system
Jorge Cury

A win-win for contraband detection
OD Security

Offline technology for prison education
Frank Martin

Embracing mobility improves efficiency for community corrections officers
Ken McGovern

The use of artificial intelligence in the Mexican justice system
Jorge Medina

The case of El Salvador’s prison information system
José Rodríguez

 A prison project that yields tech jobs to prisoners
Code4000.org

Empowering prisoners and helping rehabilitation through employment
Unilink

// Partners

Unilink

Geosatis Technology

Telio

Attenti

OD Security

Abilis Solutions – CORIS

Connexall