I am engaging in a constant, open dialogue to ensure victims' needs and voices are heard and action is taken to make real improvements. Together, we can create a service that is transparent, easily accessible, supportive and inclusive, that we can all have faith and confidence in.
Our criminal justice system has long discriminated against those who have lost family members at the hands of the police. Instead of being recognised as victims, such families are victimised from the very first meeting with the police onwards.
Being a victim of crime can be a deeply traumatising experience. It's a time when people are at their most vulnerable, and the prospect of having to deal with the criminal justice system can be incredibly daunting...
Victims Commissioner Louise Casey has resigned in order to head the Government's broad response to the riots, Prime Minister