The Neighbourhood Resolution Panel brings together victims, criminal justice professionals and people who have committed offences to agree what action should be taken to deal with certain types of low-level crime and disorder.

It has used the approach with kerbcrawlers, police complaints, neighbour disputes, low-level hate incidents and, most recently, with low-level crime and anti-social behaviour associated with sporting events such as the Tour de France.

The panel has a 90 per cent victim satisfaction rate. Of the people who had offended, only three per cent have gone on to commit further crimes.

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