Sadiq Khan appoints “Victims Commissioner” for London

Sadiq Khan

In a first for London, Sadiq Khan has appointed a Victims’ Commissioner to help victims of crime as their cases move through the judicial system.

Mayor Sadiq Khan today announced the role and said that they will work closely with the Police, Crown Prosecution Service and the Ministry of Justice.

Mr Khan said: “Crime can have a devastating and lasting impact on people’s lives, which is why I am putting the needs of victims at the heart of policing in London.”

“The right support can make a huge difference in helping people navigate the criminal justice system and recover from painful experiences, as well as driving down reoffending.”

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