What Happens When The Police Receive A 911 Call For Domestic Assault

September 9, 2008 by  
Category: Domestic Assault

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Once the report of domestic violence is received, the police will be dispatched. Even if another party or the same party calls back to say it was a mistake or that nothing happened, the call will be followed up by the police. When they arrive, the police will separate people and begin their investigation. In […]

The Role Of The Victim With Regard To The Youth Criminal Justice Act

May 2, 2008 by  
Category: Young Offenders

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There was no specific provision for victims under the Young Offenders Act and the Act was criticized for not adequately recognizing the interests and needs of victims. The Youth Criminal Justice Act recognizes the roles of victims at different stages in the process and includes a statement of principle that specifically recognizes the concerns of […]