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Keeping crime down

Crime and victims

Victims of crime

Many of us have been victims of crime, and it can be a shattering experience . We're working hard to get the level of crime down but we're also reforming the justice system to put the needs of victims first.

By putting victims and witnesses at the heart of the justice system we believe justice will be done more often and more quickly. We also want to improve the experience victims have when they come into contact with any part of the criminal justice system, to ensure they are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.

This section provides information on what to do if you become a victim of crime and how to find help.

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