Citizens have the right to be safe and feel safe from crime.
Goal: Prevent Juvenile Crime
Victims of juvenile crime are now given a central role in the juvenile justice process and have a right to make their voices heard. Victims and communities are now considered stakeholders in the Juvenile Justice System.
The goals of the Juvenile Justice System are:
Hold offenders accountable for their actions and allow them to take responsibility for the harm they have caused.
Rebuild relationships in the community
Find meaningful ways to repair the harm done victims.