Scottish Association for the Study of Offending

About Us

Object of the Association
To initiate, encourage and promote as an independent Scottish body, study and research by all means into the causes, prevention and treatment of delinquency and crime, and to co-ordinate and consolidate existing work of that and like nature, and to give publicity to such work, and to secure co-operation between bodies, associations or persons engaged in any research or work or activity having objects similar or akin to those of the Association."

Registered Scottish Charity No:SC008124

Honorary President: The Rt Hon Lord Carloway
Chair: David Strang 
Honorary Vice Presidents Professor Alec Spencer and Niall Campbell

SASO's Annual Conference is Scotland's main criminal justice conference, bringing together a wide range of people involved in the Scottish criminal justice system and reflecting the diversity of the Association's membership.


25 May 

SASO Aberdeen Branch

De-mystifying the role of the Parole Board for Scotland ...



SASO Annual Conference





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