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Law Enforcement Supports Use of Restorative Justice: Concord, MA (U.S.)

RJI is pleased to share this video which interviews law enforcement officers about their views of restorative justice.

Edmonton Police Service Uses Restorative Justice (Canada)

RJI appreciates this video explaining how the Edmonton Police Services uses restorative justice in cases of juvenile crime.

Victims to meet their offenders in Cambridgeshire, England

RJI supports a crime victim’s right to choose restorative justice. No one should decide for a crime victim whether to participate in a restorative justice process but the victim. It is an individual decision.

Murder Victim Supports Restorative Justice

Victims of violent crime are increasingly asking for restorative justice. Is the justice system opening the doors to allow victims to participate in restorative justice? RJI believes restorative justice should be a victim’s right.

Restorative justice: keeping kids in school

RJI appreciates this Associated Press story about the use of restorative justice in schools in Los Angeles, California.

Happy new year from Restorative Justice International

RJI wants to wish you a happy new year as we reflect on 2014 and look towards a new year. Our year was filled with good things and we are grateful for all those who supported us and worked along side us this year. Thank you.

RJI interview with Steve Watt, former Wyoming State Trooper

We are re-publishing our interview with crime victim/survivor Stephen Watt, former Wyoming State Trooper. He tells of how he survived a very violent encounter with a bank robber while serving as a law enforcement officer.

Guest Commentator: Matthew Johnson writes on institutional racism and violence

The following is a column written by Matthew Johnson. Johnson is a social justice activist and restorative justice practitioner from the Washington, D.C. area.

Lisa Rea on ‘Restorative Justice on the Rise’ radio show with Molly Rowan Leach

Hear the December 9th interview with Lisa Rea, President of Restorative Justice International, as she speaks with radio show host Molly Rowan Leach on Restorative Justice on the Rise. They discuss issues related to the state of the U.S.

Restorative Justice in New Zealand: Crime Victims Top Priority

New developments in New Zealand show the country’s strong commitment to crime victims through restorative justice policies. RJI advocates for a victim’s right to restorative justice.