|Restorative policing highlighted in Innovation in Justice report|
A study by Cranfield University investigating the key success factors for effective innovation in criminal justice has used restorative justice in Greater Manchester Police as a case study. The report highlights the results the introduction of RJ has achieved in for the force, including raising victim satisfaction levels from 78% to 96%. You can download the report here.
|CSJ response to DfE consultation on school exclusions|
Leading think-tank, The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), have highlighted restorative approaches as ‘an effective means of challenging and improving pupils’ behaviour and resolving conflict’ in their response to the Department for Education (DfE) consultation on exclusions. The response builds on the CSJ report No Excuses which recommended that restorative approaches should be promoted in all secondary schools and research should be conducted with respect to its use in primary schools. Both the response and the No Excuses report are available atwww.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk.
19/02/12 – Click on the link below to listen to Simon Evans on the Politics Show and him discussing Restorative Justice and Neighbourhood Panels. Fast forward to 32 minutes into the programme.