Home Leave


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Home Leave

Extra vacation time earned by employees of the federal government who serve outside the United States. Home leave allows one to return home, visit family, and so forth. The longer one serves abroad, the more home leave one earns.
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Two murderers were on the run last night after failing to return to a Midland prison from home leave.
But Victim Support Scotland spokesman David Sinclair said: "There are victims of crime who will not approve of home leave for prisoners.
The news emerged as two more armed robbers are still being hunted by police after failing to return to jail after home leave.
He gets regular home leave and legal sources claim he could be released by Christmas on an electronic tag.
Cook, on his first home leave from Iraq, ended up arguing with his friend, Flowerdew, outside other houses further down the road.
But he added: "Cases where an inmate on home leave re-offends are very few and far between.
MORE than 100 prisoners were released yesterday for Christmas home leave.
I must be satisfied that any prisoner being considered for home leave does not pose a significant threat to the public or to public order.
Ryan was this weekend on home leave at his pounds 1million mansion in Leicestershire before his final release next month.
He was responsible for dozens of store robberies, including one just an hour after being allowed out of jail on home leave.
During his home leave, Gilday went to the Mc Andrews Bar in Kirkcaldy on Christmas Day last year where he launched a brutal hammer attack on 25-year-old Darren Flockhart.
A PRISONER who robbed helpless women while he was on home leave from jail was sent back for a further eight years yesterday.