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 Hampshire & The Isle of Wight.

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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%

Let’s see how Restorative Justice can help you

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Case Studies

A Burglary In Southampton

"When the police told me about RJ, I was interested straight away and they referred me to the RJ service.

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Historical Sexual Abuse

The offences against Joshua were of a sexual nature and were committed in the 1980s, when Joshua was aged between 10 and 15 years old.

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Injury By Dangerous Driving

The offender, Sam*, had committed the offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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Neighbours' Dispute

A neighbours’ dispute had been occurring between John*, who owned a house adjoining a public right of way, and Frank*, who was the son of the owner of a plot of land opposite John’s house, for many years.

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Residential Burglaries in Hampshire

Watch this video about how Restorative Justice brought peace to a burglary victim.

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Rosalyn's Story

Rosalyn shares her experience of Restorative Justice.

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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.

Debbie, victim

I hope that she would understand that I know what I’ve done was wrong and I’ve learnt from my actions.

Ryan, offender

I had my opportunity to discuss the incident and also to meet the offender in person.

Leighton, victim

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