I want them to know how
they made me feel
Restorative Justice gives victims of crime the opportunity
to communicate with the person responsible.
I feel stronger than I did.
I’d really recommend it
Restorative Justice gives victims of crime a positive
outcome and it helps reduce reoffending too.
I want to know why this
happened to me
Restorative Justice allows victims of crime the
chance to resolve unanswered questions.
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About RJ

Restorative Justice is a victim-focused approach that empowers victims of crime by giving them the opportunity to communicate with the person responsible. It is provided by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent & Medway.

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Why RJ Works
85% of victims are happy Of those victims who participate
85% are happy with the process
14% reduction in reoffending Restorative Justice reduces
reoffending by 14%
Provided by the police and crime commissioner Provided by the police and
crime commissioner
Reduces the impact of crime in Kent & Medway Reduces the impact
of crime in Kent & Medway
Provided by the police and crime commissioner Benefits the
general public

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Case Studies

A Racially Aggravated Public Order Offence

An Asian shopkeeper was verbally abused by the offender. This was a Police referral and the RJ conference was hel...

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Assault At A Music Festival

Elizabeth was at her first music festival when she was attacked by a total stranger. She suffered bruising to her face and was badly shaken up. The...

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Assault Case

Kev received a conditional caution after he assaulted a stranger on a night out. As part of the conditional caution, he was required to have a disc...

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Fatal Collision: Sister Meets Driver Who Killed Her Brother

Many people would keep the deceased’s family and offender apart, leaving questions unanswered, shame unexplored, and bitterness to cause stress a...

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What People Say About RJ

The facilitators have been wonderful. I feel stronger than i did. I would really recommend Restorative Justice.

Mrs Wilson

I actually appreciated how quick the process happened.

Mr Atkinson, victim.

It was an opportunity to help the offender reform.

Mr Bird, victim.

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