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An independent voice for victims and witnesses

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

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

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