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Restorative Justice Week 2023

​​The third week of November each year is Restorative Justice Week, an international campaign that highlights Restorative Justice and the organisations that facilitate the process.

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Restorative Justice & Violent Crimes

Restorative Justice can help victims of violent crimes find closure, get answers to questions about the crime, and share the impact of the incident with the offender.

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Restorative Justice & Hate Crime

Restorative Justice supports individuals and communities by providing victims of hate crimes and the offenders with the chance to discuss the incident.

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Restorative Justice & Cases of Sexual Abuse

Restorative Justice can be used for any crime where there’s an identifiable victim and offender, including sexual abuse crimes.

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Restorative Justice Outcome Agreements

In this blog we cover what an Outcome Agreement is, why they can be helpful and how they're monitored.

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Anti-Social Behaviour and Restorative Practice

Our new contract with the Police and Crime Commissioner has a renewed focus on working with partners to explore how Restorative Practice may be used as a potential response to ASB issues.

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Restorative Justice Practitioner and Volunteer Wellbeing

Restorative Justice cases can be complex, so it’s important that our team is well-supported. By caring for their own wellbeing, our teams can also better support our service users.

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Why Offenders Participate in Restorative Justice

In this blog post, we’ll explore why an offender may choose to participate, the positive impact Restorative Justice has on offenders and how it can help reduce reoffending.

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Restorative Justice: A Practitioner’s Perspective

In this blog, we’ll look at a Restorative Justice case from a practitioner’s perspective. Dave had his first experience of implementing Restorative Justice in 2007 and joined the Restorative Solutions team in 2019.

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Restorative Justice Process Infographic

This infographic shows the process of Restorative Justice. Although each case will be different, there are a few steps that our facilitators take to make sure that the victim is comfortable and safe throughout the process.

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What happens in a Restorative Justice meeting?

Meetings can be a part of the Restorative Justice process, a voluntary service that helps victims of crime and offenders to come into communication in a safe, facilitated environment.

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Restorative Justice Contract Extended in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

We're thrilled that our contract to provide Restorative Justice in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has been extended by Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones. 

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Case Studies

A Burglary In Southampton

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

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A Residential Burglary on the Isle of Wight

Three offenders entered a residential property on the Isle of Wight on numerous occasions during the evening and early morning, searched rooms, and stole property.

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Assault Resulting in ABH

A male had intervened to prevent a domestic assault, and had himself been badly assaulted by the offender, causing ABH injuries.

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Conspiracy to Burgle

This case was referred to our service via the Officer In Charge as the harmer had contacted him wishing to try to apologise to the harmed.

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Indirect Restorative Justice Following Sexual Assault

A victim’s father-in-law sexually assaulted her during a family event.

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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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Non-Recent Child 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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Residential Burglaries in Hampshire

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

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Restorative Conversation Following Theft

A restorative conversation took place with a victim following the theft of her pushchair, which was locked with a chain in the hallway of flats.

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Road Rage Assault

The victim had been tailgated by the harmer, who then assaulted him after indicating for the victim to pull into a lay-by.

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Rosalyn's Story

Rosalyn shares her experience of Restorative Justice.

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Theft From An Elderly Couple

An older couple were being looked after by their cousin, who stole over £7,000 from them.

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Threat of Assault

An offender threatened a victim with a baseball bat outside his home.

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Transphobic Comments

A victim received messages via Snapchat that were transphobic in nature and caused distress.

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What People Say About Restorative Justice

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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