Source: (1999) Denmark: The Crime Prevention Council in Denmark

Written in 1999, this paper describes an experiment in victim offender mediation in certain police districts in Denmark. It is part of the government’s plan to strengthen the position of victims of crime. The paper outlines the nature and purpose of victim offender mediation, the mediation process, types of cases referred to mediation, expectations and outcomes for participants, origin of referrals, mediators, and the scope and time frame of the experiment.