Criminal justice

 Read articles from the September/October 2016 edition of the Magazine below:

Reflection: Being chaplain to the police

Reflection: Being chaplain to the police

Fr Christopher Wood talks about his roles as Chaplain to Norfolk Constabulary and to people bereaved by suicide.

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Lord have mercy

Lord have mercy

“The great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, duty, mercy, hope.” Winston Churchill

Thu 1 Sep 2016
A view from inside prison

A view from inside prison

Mark Humphries is a life-sentenced prisoner on recall in one of our local prisons. A student with the Open University, he regularly comments on prison matters and here shares his views on the prison system.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Restorative Justice - how we lay the foundations...

Restorative Justice - how we lay the foundations...

The headteacher of St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Emma Scarisbrook, explains how restorative justice principles are applied in a school situation.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Face to Faith - Joolz Saunders

Face to Faith - Joolz Saunders

Joolz retired to Norfolk after working as a counsellor and development officer for Relate in Worcestershire. She was nominated for Prison Chaplaincy work by the Norfolk Quaker Area Meeting.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Addressing homelessness among ex-offenders

Addressing homelessness among ex-offenders

Two charities in Norwich are addressing the very real problem of homelessness among ex-offenders. They both recognise that what makes the difference is a home and strong, healthy relationships.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Book Reviews: Justice

Book Reviews: Justice

Steve Foyster from christian bookshop 'Revelation' reviews a selection of books on the theme of justice.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Get involved in criminal justice ministry

Get involved in criminal justice ministry

Volunteering in the criminal justice system is a way of making a difference to the lives of some of the most marginalised people in this country, as well as making communities safer.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Resources: Criminal Justice

Resources: Criminal Justice

Use the following links and information to learn more, pray effectively and consider getting involved through supporting some of these organisations through prayer, volunteering and financial gifts.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Act justly; love mercy. Rethinking prisons: A Christian Response

Act justly; love mercy. Rethinking prisons: A Christian Response

In this feature article, Catherine De Souza urges that, as Christians, we need to engage with the criminal justice system and respond to those caught up in it.

Thu 1 Sep 2016
Hope and restorative justice

Hope and restorative justice

One of the criminal justice initiatives that has been around now for several years is something called Restorative Justice.

Thu 1 Sep 2016

"I was in prison and you visited me"

Martin Graham, former Chief Executive of Norfolk & Suffolk Probation Trust and of the Norfolk & Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company, reflects on the role of probation officers.

Thu 1 Sep 2016