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What is The Victims' Code?

If you are the Victim of a crime you can expect:

The crime you have reported to be investigated and to receive information about what happens;

The chance to explain how the crime has affected you, and your interests to be taken into account;

To be treated with respect and sensitivity; to be offered emotional and practical support, if you have to go to court as a witness.

The Victims' Code (PDF)

Resources for victims and witnesses

The following documents give detailed information about how we work and how we make decisions. If you want to find out more detailed information this is a good place to start. More information can be found in the Legal Resources section.

Prosecution policy

Codes of practice relating to victims and witnesses

Special help for victims and witnesses

Meetings with victims and witnesses

Information for victims/witnesses

Trial

Sentencing

        Available in the section of this website called 'Publications by other organisations'.

After the hearing

Children and young people

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