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.
68% of victims feel the wait before their case goes to court is too long. In this video, Naomi Burke is the Head of the Witness and Care Unit at Surrey Police discusses special measures and the importance of supporting vulnerable victims early in criminal justice process to help achieve good evidence later in court.