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Community Court has become a widely used and useful tool in addressing quality of life issues and crimes that affect the surrounding community. How is Restorative Justice being used in this forum and how does Restorative Justice work as a crime prevention tool? What are the benefits of Restorative Justice to the Community? What are the benefits to the Offender? Explain in at least 200 – 250 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
Collectively, according to Bazemore, Clear, and Karp, when the community is able to successfully reintegrate criminals back into their society, restorative justice is achieved. This type of justice system is now utilized by community courts where they carefully bring ex-cons back to the public not as criminals but as good responsible citizens. They gradually teach them ways to
such as family groups. community. In addition. This way these children and the community will be protected. Indeed. mediation programs. these young offenders are held responsible for their crimes. explains cases in juvenile courts that through restorative justice. and offender. Bazemore et al. Furthermore. This opportunity serves as a second chance for them to get some help in order to be at the right path. They will conduct . How is Restorative Justice being used in this forum and how does Restorative Justice work as a crime prevention tool? Community volunteer leaders need to undergo extensive preparations before they will pledge in front of the presiding Judge of the Community Court.. This will help offenders be at their utmost behavior to stay out of trouble as society too will be doing its role for a successful cooperation achieving the goal. And along that responsibility are chances to develop their own good characters and potentials. the betterment of the community and its people. circle sentencing or counseling. restorative justice serves as a great support program for these delinquents.be accepted and continuously reformed. These individuals are responsible to entertain different stakeholders affected by a crime such as the victim. which handles multiple activities to benefit you. The advantage is that there’s a support system. this program will give criminals another opportunity to change for a better future and gain trust from the community and its people.
these will allow the people in their community to appreciate their society consequently. What are the benefits of Restorative Justice to the Community? In the past. Through the restorative programs and activities. offenders are able to learn to be part of it and not as a destroyer. certain programs are given to delinquents to avoid redoing such crimes. Restorative sentences usually are done through community service. But now.sessions and meetings to deliberate on the offense in order to be able to have a consensus regarding appropriate actions to be made to correct mistakes and reform injuries done by the wrongdoer. they are happier with the new mechanisms. communities under restorative justice will have decreased number of crimes done. And. In a society that upholds great quality of life. With this . In this manner. society can take precautionary means to prevent repetition of supposed one-time offense. Furthermore. What are the benefits to the offender? Offenders are serving their punishments better in this system rather than the usual imprisonment in prison cells. there are community leaders who would feel deserted with the quality of life offenses committed in their neighborhood. With this. the community is in better-quality through the efforts of the offenders doing their community services. hindering others to do the same crimes.
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