Whilst the Police are clearly the main organisation responsible for tackling crime in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, they cannot do this in isolation. A wide range of working relationships are essential to make sure that the best laid police and crime plans are effective.
The organisations making up the Community Safety landscape of the Leicestershire Force Area play a crucial part in achieving the priorities outlined in the Police and Crime Plan.
In July 2012, the Home Secretary issued the Strategic Policing Requirement (SPR) which both the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable must take into account when carrying out their roles.
Extensive planning and thought has been undertaken to decide the best way forward and the OPCC, in conjunction with Leicestershire Police, criminal justice agencies and local authority partners, have designed a new approach which will ensure the needs of victims and witnesses will be first and foremost at every stage of the justice process.
Community Remedy follows the familiar ethos of restorative justice and is intended to give victims of low-level crime & anti-social behaviour a say in a perpetrators out of court punishment.
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