Source: (2010) Resolution: News from the Restorative Justice Consortium. 37 (Autumn): 13.

The aim of the Restorative Disposals was to provide staff and communities with decisionmaking opportunities based on ethical values and local policing needs, rather than mandated national processes. This was about giving victims in Devon and Cornwall an opportunity tobe heard. In relation to young people it was about a proportionate response to their offending behaviour – the first time they offended. (excerpt)

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