The Prison Reform Trust, which carried out the study, revealed that 53 out of 60 boards of visitors to jails were "very troubled" by overcrowding because of the spiralling jail population.
What does BOV stand for?
BOV stands for Boards of Visitors (UK Home Office)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 18 other meanings of BOV in our Acronym Attic
- Belgische Orthoptische Vereniging (Dutch: Belgian Orthoptic Association)
- Best of Vancouver (Canada)
- Best of Variety (animal competition category)
- Bias Output Voltage (electrical power)
- Blades of Vengeance (gaming clan)
- Blow Off Valve
- Blow Off Valve (turbochargers)
- Blurry of Vision
- Board of Variance (California)
- Board Of Visitors
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The co-ordinating Committee of the Boards of Visitors, the first national body, was created in 1985 along with a liaison officer in Prison Service headquarters.
He also serves on the Boards of Visitors at Columbia College, Columbia University and Georgetown University School of Medicine.