If you've been a victim of crime you deserve the best possible care.
Find out more about your rights, how to have your say, and what to do if you're unhappy with how your case has been handled.
The Victims' Code
The Victims’ Code sets out the service you can expect from the police and other criminal justice agencies (referred to as service providers) from the moment you report a crime to the end of a trial in court.Continue reading
Victim Right to Review
The Victim Right to Review specifically relates to decisions not to prosecute and does not cover crime recording decisions or decisions not to continue with enquiries.Continue reading
Victim Contact Scheme
The Victim Contact Scheme (VCS) provides information to victims of serious and violent offences, where the offender is sentenced to 12 months or more in prison. The scheme, which is run by the National Probation Service, is also offered when the offender is detained as a mental health patient.Continue reading
Making a Complaint
If you report a crime, but are unhappy with the service you receive, you should let the organisation know.Continue reading