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Community Justice

What is Community Justice?

"Community justice is where people who have broken the law are held to account and supported to reconnect and contribute to their communities.

Where it is safe to do so, people who commit certain crimes receive community-based sentences. This can include treatment for underlying issues such as drug or alcohol addiction, unpaid work, fines and compensation or restrictions of liberty such as electronic tagging and curfews.

The evidence shows community justice can help people stop breaking the law again leading to fewer victims and safer communities."   Community Justice Scotland

Community Justice Scotland Second Chancers Campaign

"EVERYONE DESERVES A SECOND CHANCE: Times are changing in Scotland. A new way of thinking is emerging and a movement for a smarter justice system is beginning."

More information can be found on the Second Chancers - Community Justice Scotland website.

Community Justice Planning within Perth and Kinross

The Perth and Kinross Community Justice and Safety Partnership has developed an ambitious Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan, for the period 2023 to 2028, to ensure it achieves its goals.  Full details can be found  Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan (PDF) [3MB] .

Each year, the Partnership produces a Community Justice Annual Report.  The annual report details progress made by the Partnership, in the area of Community Justice, in achieving the outcomes specified in the Community Justice Outcome Improvement plan.  The Annual Reports can be accessed using the links below (please note: the annual report listed currently relate to the previous Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan):

Last modified on 09 November 2023

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