News & BlogCJA and CJI launch briefing for Police and Crime Commissioners
CJA and CJI launch briefing for Police and Crime Commissioners
8th April 2021
Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) play a crucial role in tackling crime, addressing the needs of their communities and ensuring the justice system is fair and effective.
This document highlights some of the main challenges currently facing the criminal justice system and provides practical, innovative solutions that PCCs could include in their plans upon taking office, in regards to:
Supporting the long-term recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic
Tackling violence and exploitation
Supporting victims of crime
Reducing the harm caused by drugs
Breaking the cycle of re-offending
Building trust in policing across all communities
It also focuses on ideas that involve working together with community and voluntary sector organisations, making use of the unique convening role of PCCs.