Welcome to the Kent Criminal Justice Board
Working together, delivering justice and protecting the public
Thank you for visiting the website for the Kent Criminal Justice Board (KCJB).
The Board was launched in April 2003 and is made up of chief officers from agencies across the criminal justice system. They are; Kent Police, The Crown Prosecution Service, Kent Probation, HM Prison Service, HM Courts Service, Youth Offending Services in Kent and Medway and the Legal Services Commission.
The vision of the Kent Criminal Justice Board is to reduce offending by delivering a fair, efficient and effective criminal justice system.
We want you to let us know your views and also express your concerns. Contact us on KCJB.Enq@kent.pnn.police.uk
New multi-agency stratedy to reduce domestic violence
THE Kent Criminal Justice Board has co-ordinated a multi-agency campaign to highlight the support available in the county for victims of domestic abuse and violence.
The campaign links in with the unveilling of a new three year strategy from the Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Strategy Group.
Click on the Domestic Abuse Campaign page link on the left for full details.
To download the new three year strategy for domestic abuse in full, click on the icon in the download panel on the right.
Police and councils working together to tackle local concerns
You said, We did is an initiative by Kent Police and councils to let you know what is being done about crime and anti-social behaviour where you live. Its aim is to make sure that local resources are targeted at tackling local concerns. To find out more, click here
Results of magistrates' court cases available online
When a crime has been committed, you want to know what has happened to the person responsible. Justice Seen, Justice Done, part of Kent Police's website, aims to let you know how some offences have been dealt with by the courts. Click here to find out the results of some of the court cases in your part of Kent.
Rewarding opportunities for volunteers
There are more than 3,000 volunteers working within the criminal justice system in Kent alone. Find out more about the varied and rewarding opportunities that are available by clicking here or by visiting the Do Yourself Justice - Volunteer page via the menu on the left.
Click on the headlines to be taken straight to the latest news page:
Get the facts about crime and antisocial behaviour in your area
Latest figures show crime continues to fall in Kent
Judge orders £28,800 to be confiscated from Channel speed boat drug case man
Police control room handled more than a million calls in 2010
All the latest news - tweet from court
Fond farewell as chair stands down following promotion to top job
Minister says court estate reform will deliver modern, efficient justice
Alan Pughsley appointed Temporary Deputy Chief Constable
Ex-offender and victim join police domestic abuse campaign
Radical reform to punish criminals and reduce re-offending
Drink drivers face swift justice at Virtual Court
Campaign highlights support available for victims of domestic abuse and violence
£1m confiscation order made under Proceeds of Crime Act
Minister praises Kent Police's online beat meeting initiative
Single non-emergency number makes it easier to get in touch with police
Crime in Kent falls for fourth year in a row
Prestigious awards for police public protection unit members
Frontier team make three significant cash seizures in just four days
Joint procurement service means greater savings and efficiencies for Kent and Essex police
Bike ride prison officers raise £15,000 for Help for Heroes
Police authority chair hits back at anti-social behaviour report
Police drive to recruit more Special Constables
Hundreds caught in police crackdown on speeding drivers
Kent among top forces for making sure that crime doesn't pay
Chief constable outlines savings challenges
Young people giving evidence in court survey
Police seize £632,400 from man using Proceeds of Crime Act
Prestigious Restorative Justice summer school coming to Kent
Carl to address influential national conference on victims and witnesses
Police move to make witness care more efficient and effective
Police and KCJB join in the fun at Gravesend's Big Day Out
Kent Probation schemes win prestigious awards
Open day at Maidstone Law Courts cancelled
Partnership funding success for sexual abuse victims' charity
Partnership projects nominated for prestigious awards
Clarke outlines vision for criminal justice reform
New specialist domestic violence court opening in Kent
Margaret gets Royal honour for her work with volunteers in mentor unit
Police give tips on keeping safe while enjoying the World Cup
Prison officers train for 1,500 mile ride for Help for Heroes
CJS agencies join in Vaisakhi celebrations
New date for court open day
Girls win county heat of national mock trial competition
Targeting top 1,000 most problematic anti-social behaviour offenders
A day in the life of a judge - His Honour Judge Statman on his day, jury trials, witnesses and his love of Tottenham Hotspur
Minister praises police as magistrates' court results go online
Providing skills cuts re-offending
Court plans fun-filled Open Day
Offenders named and shamed
Teamwork prevents more than 440 crimes
Support for victims of sexual violence
Helping those bereaved by murder or manslaughter
Help for sexually-abused children and their families
Never a better time to volunteer
Making sure crime doesn't pay
£94,000 Cashback for community projects
Improved environment for witnesses
Celebrating a right Royal anniversary
Court confiscates £98,929 of sex trafficker's assets
Tonbridge Grammar School students in court
Test your criminal justice knowledge!
Serious sexual offences on the agenda at KCJB conference
Local projects secure criminals' cash