Back to RJ Archive

Party’s over for bonfire vandals

September 26, 2009

The initiative gives the victims of crime a say on how an offender is
dealt with. In this case, the teenagers, who were aged between 17 and
20, all agreed to return to the site last month to spend a day working
with the National Trust.

Pc Andy Crosthwaite, from
Chapel-en-le-Frith police, said: “They created a right mess up there,
but in fairness they all turned up and did a decent days work, and some
of them probably enjoyed it.

“It was good for the National Trust
to get something positive from it, because they had 20 people working
for them for free. And the teenagers were able to reflect on their

Read the whole article.


Blog PostCourtsPolicePolicyRJ OfficeStatutes and LegislationTeachers and Students
Support the cause

We've Been Restoring Justice for More Than 40 Years

Your donation helps Prison Fellowship International repair the harm caused by crime by emphasizing accountability, forgiveness, and making amends for prisoners and those affected by their actions. When victims, offenders, and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results are transformational.

Donate Now