Welcome to the Criminal Justice System Online

If you have come into contact with the criminal justice system as a victim of crime, a witness, juror or you have been accused or convicted of a crime then this site can help. Click on the relevant section to find out what is likely to happen next, which organisations you will come into contact with and who you can get in touch with for further help and support.

For more information about the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales, how it works, and who's involved visit the ‘the CJS’ section. For details of the work being done to improve the justice system in your area, select your Local Criminal Justice Board.