Community Justice is about individuals, agencies and services working together to support, manage and supervise people who have committed offences.
Shetland’s community justice partners are working together to:
Everyone can contribute to their community, but some people may need more support to do this than others. We want to work with people to give them the support they need to address the underlying causes of their offending behaviour. At the same time, we must make sure that the needs of victims and witnesses of crime are met.
Community Justice Local Outcome Improvement Plan
This plan is the first of its kind for Shetland and sets out how community justice partners in Shetland are going to work together to design, develop and deliver services that will improve outcomes for people with community justice experience. A full copy of the plan is available below:
A New Model for Community Justice in Scotland
The Scottish Government and partners are working towards a new model for community justice in Scotland.
The new model will transform the community justice landscape, bringing a new perspective which places planning at a local level so that decisions can be made by people who know their area best.
Involving communities, the third sector and people who have committed offences or who have been affected by offending behaviour in the planning and delivery of community solutions is vital to this process.
Shetland Community Justice Partnership
With the introduction of the Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016, Community Justice Partnerships are establishing themselvesacross all 32 Local Authority areas in Scotlandtomanage planning and delivery of Community Justice.
The Shetland Community Justice Partnership met for the first time in early 2016.
- NHS Shetland
- Shetland Integration Joint Board
- Shetland Islands Council
- Police Scotland
- Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
- Scottish Fire & Rescue Service
- Scottish Prison Service (representing Scottish Ministers)
- Skills Development Scotland
- Shetland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership
- Victim Support
- Moving on Employment Project (representing the third sector)
Raising awareness of Community Justice
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