from the article by Bill Pesch in Guampdn-com:
...To this day, nearly 20 years later, recalling these events still makes my blood boil. I have no sense of finality or resolution. Most disturbing, I never learned why the kid chose me to vandalize ... READ MORE
from the article by Rachel Millard in The Argus:
A mother said it “felt good” to look a burglar in the eye and explain the damage he caused her family.
Tracey Clift sat down with the thief who took irreplaceable items including the medal her... READ MORE
from the case report by Mark Creitzman:
It was at this point, that Mr Q mentioned that he felt that he would like to be able to forgive R by the end of the meeting and that he had a challenge for R to consider.
Mr Q asked R if he was up to a cha... READ MORE
From the Restorative Justice Week 2013 materials from UK Ministry of Justice:
Jason Reed was sentenced to five years in prison after admitting to more than 50 unsolved burglaries. Shortly after, he expressed his wish to start afresh and make am... READ MORE
From the Why me? website:
When victims and offenders sit down and meet at a Restorative Justice Conference,what is said remains confidential. When people talk about their experience of restorative justice (such as on this website), it’s becau... READ MORE
from the article by Lucy Richardson for the Darlington and Stockton Times:
A hardened burglar who has turned his life around after meeting two of his traumatised victims is backing a new ‘restorative justice’ scheme.
To Peter Woolf, steali... READ MORE
from the article by Sally Beck in the Mirror:
When Margaret Foxley found out her house had been burgled and a laptop, camera and jewellery had been taken by a drug addict, she wanted him locked up and the key thrown away for good.
She had though... READ MORE
from the article on CTV.ca:
....A woman named Marité has been taking part in the process, not by facing her sexually-abusive father, but rather, another man who committed similar acts.
She said that results have helped her cope with the damage ... READ MORE
Source: (2006) Restorative Justice Newsletter, Department of Corrective Services, New South Wales Government.In a burglary case, victim-offender conferencing helps the victims to move on from the trauma of the experience and the offender feel like... READ MORE
Source: (2005) Restorative Justice Newsletter, Department of Corrective Services, New South Wales Government.This short newsletter includes the words of a convicted burglar who agreed to meet with the victim of his crime and his reflection on the ... READ MORE