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Victims Virtual Walkthrough

Victims Virtual Walkthrough

Being a victim of a crime can be a difficult and confusing experience. This interactive virtual tour has been developed to provide information about the Criminal Justice System (of England and Wales) process as it relates to a victim of a crime. There is plenty of support out there – more than you might think – and everyone involved in tackling crime is determined to do more to help victims. The tour aims to guide any victim of crime through the processes that they will encounter, from the time a crime is reported, through the police investigation, prosecution decision making, court processes, and sentencing. It also provides information on the personal support that is available at all stages, including, when relevant, after the court case. The virtual tour aims to make the process that bit... Show More


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Karen Evans
Karen Evans (Librarian)
5 years ago

The Victims Virtual Walkthrough Tour is an excellent medium for assistance in understanding the court systems in England and Wales.  By clicking on a particular type of event (mugging, burglary, murder, drug dealing, etc.), the user views the crime and court through actions of the judge, attorneys, victim(s) and perpetrator(s). Users are able to interact by submitting their choices for sentencing and weight of mitigating and aggravating factors in considering a sentence for the offender.  Upon completion of each scenario, information is provided on why the offender was given a particular sentence.

Time spent reviewing site: 90 minutes