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Top accolade for West Yorkshire community justice programme

July 25, 2014

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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