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Synonyms for community service

a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions

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an unpaid service for the benefit of the public that is performed by lawbreakers as part (or all) of their sentence

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Danielle Lilley, aged 24, of Bowness Close, Radford, Coventry, using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, given a 12-month community service order.
Community service is a fairly recent innovation in Texas as most departments began to supervise offenders with community service orders in the mid-1980s.
However, there is a much easier point to make on people working for their keep, and I'm now talking about people who have actually been given community service orders.
Anthony Jordan, aged 34, of Upper Park, Willenhall, Coventry, failing to comply with a community service order, failing to surrender to custody and taking a vehicle without consent, 20 weeks' imprisonment.
He was banned from driving for 12 months, ordered to do a 100-hour community service order, put on an 18-month supervision order and ordered to attend a road traffic offenders' programme.
AN heiress to the Pilkington family fortune appeared in court yesterdayfor failing to complete a community service order imposed for harassing her neighbours.
A Community Service Order may only be made after conviction when the judge has made up his or her mind to impose a custodial sentence.
The department has merged its Probation Offices, Community Service Order Offices and Community Support Service Centres into seven Probation & Community Service Orders Offices to provide more comprehensive and convenient one-stop services for offenders under probation and community service orders.
His mother Carol, 42, grandmother Mary Darling Rainey, 65, of Donegall Pass, South Belfast were handed suspended jail terms, while 45-year-old pal Ruth Large was given a community service order.
All I would say to JW is this - what exactly does he mean by a community service order if it is not to serve the community?
Russell Hearn, aged 19, of Troys Close, Cheylesmore, Coventry, having an offensive weapon, community service order for six months.
Sentencing her to a community service order for 12 months and ordering her to attend education training sessions, Mr Balls told Davison: "Your lack of enforcement is hindering your child's future.
Bagnall, 32, of Southsea, Wrexham, pleaded guilty at Mold Crown Court in March to burglary of a golf club in July last year and breach of a community service order.
Judge David Maddison ordered Baker to carry out a 100-hour community service order and 12 months community rehabilitation.
That is the point of criminals working a community service order.
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