Public Safety, Public Trust: Innovative Ideas for Police and Crime Commissioners in 2020

This document highlights some of the main challenges facing the  criminal justice system and provides practical innovative solutions  that prospective PCCs could include in their manifestos for the  2020 elections. 
Area of focus

Family drug and alcohol courts

Family drug and alcohol courts (FDACs) are a problem-solving court approach which improve outcomes for children involved in care proceedings. They offer an alternative way of supporting parents to overcome the substance misuse, mental health and domestic abuse problems that have put their children at risk of serious harm.
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Practice development

How we can help

The Centre for Justice Innovation provides hands-on assistance to practitioners who work in the justice system across the UK. 

Valuing youth diversion

This toolkit is for any practitioner who is involved in, or considering creating, a point-of-arrest diversion scheme for young people in contact with the criminal justice system.

Pre-court diversion for adults: An evidence briefing

The purpose of this briefing is to summarise the evidence to date on the impact of pre-court diversion for adults and to draw out some promising practice principles for those working in pre-court diversion schemes.