Involvement with the criminal justice systems adds to the feeling of loss and trauma that many crime victims experience, a recent Australian study found.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Victim Support Australia asked 107 victims of crime their views and experiences with criminal justice. Most victims interviewed reported feeling that their needs and experiences were secondary concerns within the criminal justice system. On a positive note participants as a positive experience was dealing with victim support services and were also satisfied with their interactions with police.
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