To educate offenders on the impact their actions have on the victim by utilizing the principles of restorative justice.
Criteria for Participation (Driving Under the Influence):
The DUI Impact Panel is geared for the offender who has been convicted of a DUI offense. This panel is also designed for the offender who is susceptible to drink excessively or drive under the influence of mood altering substances.
Criteria for Participation (Victim of Violence):
The Victim of Violence Impact Panel is geared toward the offender who has been convicted of a violent offense or who has violent tendencies. This panel is designed to bring awareness the true realities violence can cause a family and/or the community.
- To give victims a voice in the Criminal Justice System, in accordance with the principals of Restorative Justice.
- To influence an offenders’ behavior through direct contact with crime victims.
- To facilitate learning of how offenders’ actions affects victims and the community.
The impact panels are conducted at the Courthouse, 41 North Perry Street, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., please check the CJS Ca lender dates.