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Sandra Poole

Primary school teacher and ambassador for Restorative Justice

Sandra Poole is a primary school teacher and lives with her family in Blackpool. Following the death of her son, Tom, Sandra has spoken with victims, policing and justice professionals as an ambassador for Restorative Justice using to share personal experience.

I Met The Men Who Killed My Son

<img alt="life less ordinary banner" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/5261864/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> Initially the lads blamed one another - eventually they were charged with murder and when the case reached Crown Court they changed their pleas to manslaughter. I felt cheated of the chance to hear them answer publicly for their actions. I was able to read my Victim Impact Statement to the court in full and I could see in the faces of the two men the dawning realisation, as they slid back in their chairs, of the real impact of their actions.
20/06/2017 16:19 BST