Restorative justice gives the opportunity for people harmed by a crime and the people responsible for the harm to share how the crime has affected them. In this video, the Office of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner share how they have worked in partnership with organisations across the county to create a restorative community which help victims recover from what they have been through.
43% of victims would report a crime again based on their previous experiences of the criminal justice system. In this video, the Victims Commissioner for London discusses the importance of working in partnership to create a single point of contact for victims, helping ensure their voice is not lost as they go through criminal justice proceedings.
In the year ending March 2022, over 155,000 hate crimes were recorded by the police in England and Wales. Victoria Willis and Andrew Goodall, Lead Practitioner for Restorative Justice and Restorative Justice Practitioner at Catch 22 Nottinghamshire Victim CARE, discuss supporting victims of hate crime with a restorative justice approach, helping them recover from the crime.
1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 to 7 men in the UK will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Michaela Richards, Head of Safer Communities at East Sussex County Council discusses the need for organisations to work in co-production to deliver intersectional support services for survivors and victims of domestic abuse.