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Victims' Commissioner: an independent voice for victims and witnesses

The Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales is dedicated to promoting the interests of victims and witnesses.

Our justice system only works when it delivers justice to both victim and offender. And justice for victims means having their voice heard. I am the Victims' Commissioner who is on your side.
Dame Vera Baird

Aims of the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales

  • Be the voice of victims
  • Promote best practice in victims' services
  • Review the Victims' Code and advocate for change
Have you been the victim of crime? Complete the Victims' Commissioner's online survey.

Victim Survey 2022

Have you been a victim of or reported a crime in the past three years? Tell us about your experience.

Survey closes 26 August 2022

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What to expect if you are a victim of crime

Our guidance on what to expect from the justice system is designed to help you at the different stages of your journey.

Find out what to expect if you're a victim of crime