Source: (2000) Forum on Corrections Research. 12(1): 35-37

With the aim of pursuing policing within a restorative justice framework, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have chosen the Community Justice Forum (CJF) as a discretionary option for performing their policing duties. This initiative has expanded across Canada through workshops conducted by the RCMP in 1997. Chatterjee explains the concept of restorative justice, connects the CJF initiative with the RCMP’s already formulated commitment to community policing, and reports on evaluated outcomes of the RCMP’s use of Community Justice Forums.

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