Victims’ Survey 2021

If you have been a victim of or reported a crime in the past three years, The Victims’ Commissioner want to hear from you. The Victims’ Commissioner will use your valuable feedback to help ensure future victims receive the support and justice outcomes they need. Results of the survey will feed into a report charting […]

“Murdered by a mob” – the tragic story of Bijan Ebrahimi

Murdered by a Mob Every ASB practitioner should watch this documentary urgently. ASB Help are gravely concerned to report that we are working with current vulnerable victims who are suffering similar racially aggravated anti-social behaviour to what Mr Ebrahimi did. These victims are being failed by the agencies who should be protecting them. We hope […]

Dyfed-Powys Police have taken the ASB Pledge

Dyfed-Powys Police have taken the ASB Pledge. We are delighted to work with Dyfed-Powys Police, who have taken the ASB Pledge, which commits officers and staff to giving victims of antisocial behaviour a voice. It is essential we put victims first. Dyfed-Powys Police was awarded the ASB Help Pledge after creating a clear process which […]

Updated Victim’s Code

New rights for victims of crime introduced On Thursday 1st April 2021, an updated Victims’ Code came into effect, introducing 12 rights for victims of crime and setting out the services and standards that must be provided to victims by the police and other criminal justice agencies.   The Code of Practice for Victims of […]

Victims Law Policy Paper

The victims’ commissioner for England and Wales has called for a law to ensure people affected by crime are treated properly as they wait for justice. The paper, published today (24th February 2021) sets out her ambitions for long-awaited Victims’ Law, and calls for criminal justice agencies to be more accountable and for victims to […]

ASB statutory guidance update

The government has published strengthened guidance for local agencies around anti-social behaviour to ensure that victims have their voices heard. Changes to the guidance:   Updated references to legislation and to reflect the new Sentencing Code Further clarity on the process of the Anti-Social Behaviour Case Review/Community Trigger to make sure there is a greater […]

Call for research participants: 

I am Amanda Steele, and I am a graduate student in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. I am collaborating with Dr. Craig Smith of Vanderbilt University (USA) on a study examining how people are thinking, feeling, and dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. I am inviting you to take our completely […]