Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) are a set of statutory arrangements to manage the risk posed by the most serious sexual and violent offenders.

The responsible agencies for MAPPA are the police, prison and probation services in each local area. These agencies have a statutory duty to ensure the effective risk assessment and management of identified offenders and to share information for MAPPA purposes.

A number of other agencies have a duty to co-operate including:

– Local Authority Social Services
– Primary Care Trusts, other NHS Trusts and Strategic Health Authorities
– Jobcentre Plus
– Youth Offending Teams
– Registered Social Landlords who accommodate MAPPA offenders
– Local Housing Authorities
– Local Education Authorities
– Electronic Monitoring providers
– United Kingdom Borders Agency (as of July 2011)