Victims of Crime Committee
Enhance the Canadian police community’s capacity to respond effectively to the needs of victims of crime.
- Enable dialogue, problem solving and innovation across Canada to address victims' issues.
- Advocate for legislative changes to address the needs of victims.
District Commander Trevor Daroux
- Trauma-informed investigative practices
Justice Canada Knowledge Exchange 2017: Summary of Proceedings Now Available
Justice Canada hosted a Knowledge Exchange on the criminal justice system’s responses to sexual assault against adults on March 7-8, 2017. The objective of the event was to better understand why, despite Canada’s robust criminal laws related to sexual assault, rates of reporting, prosecution, and conviction remain low. The event also explored how the criminal justice system’s responses to sexual assault could be improved.
The summary of this event is now available online. You can access the document here: http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/victims-victimes/cal/summ-resu.html.