Provide the direct stakeholders with an opportunity for active involvement in the Criminal Justice Process. Allow them to do their own part to achieve a healing form of justice.
Participation for victims is always on a voluntary basis.
Encourage a dialogue between the stakeholders that promotes healing, restoration, and restitution.
Identify and analyze the necessary steps to repair the harm caused through crime.
Hold offenders accountable for their responsibility, create victim-
Offer offenders opportunities for reintegration into the community, strengthening their relational network.
Strengthen public safety through community building.
The task of the government is to maintain public peace and order. The community’s responsibility is to build and maintain a just justice and peace. Restorative Justice puts the victim at the center, being concerned about restoration and restitution, rather than punishing the offender.