Board members consider all relevant and available information in assessing an offender's
risk to re-offend.
Information from the police, courts, Crown attorneys, mental health professionals,
correctional authorities, private agencies, and victims of crime is used in assessing
an offender's risk to re-offend and whether that risk can be safely managed in the
This information can take the form of judges' sentencing comments or recommendations,
employment history, and psychological and/or psychiatric assessments, for example.
Board members also refer to actuarial assessments and risk assessment tools.