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  NCJ Number: NCJ 220372     Find in a Library
  Title: Code of Practice for Victims of Crime: A Guide for Victims
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: Criminal Justice System (CJS)
United Kingdom
  Date Published: 03/2006
  Page Count: 11
  Annotation: This report examines a guide for victims that explains their rights under the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime in England.
  Abstract: This guide explains what each criminal justice agency can do for victims, how a victim can make a complaint against an agency, and how to decline services, and the role of the police. The guide states that the police will give or instruct the victim on where to get the Victims of Crime leaflet, keep the victim updated on a monthly basis until the case is closed, and inform the victims of any decisions to charge or not to charge a suspect. The guide continues through the evidence collection process, covers the courtroom process, and continues through to the probation and parole process.
  Main Term(s): Victims rights
  Index Term(s): Foreign police/community relations ; Coping (victims of crime)
  Sale Source: Criminal Justice System (CJS)
Portland House
Stag Place
London SW1E 5RS, United Kingdom
  Country: United Kingdom
  Language: English
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