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Appeal on behalf of the National Police
Court Mission of the C.E.T.S., by the Bishop OF LONDON
EVERYONE who has studied social questions knows that the Probation of Offenders Act has done more than anything else to prevent the manufacture of criminals; and the work of the National Police Court Mission is incontestably one of the chief causes that brought the Act into existence. Started by the Church of England Temperance Society, in 1876, the Mission now keeps 189 officers-all Probation Officers under the Act-working in more than 400 Courts. The good they do is incalculable, and thousands of first offenders are restored to their friends, provided with employment and visited in their homes. In a very large proportion of cases the work of the officers ensures that one lapse shall not involve prison and a career of crime.
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