Wyoming state trooper Stephen Watt tells his story to Lisa Rea of Restorative Justice International. Watt was shot five times while on duty. He lived to tell the story. He also chose to meet the offender who shot him–on his own.
RJI is a global association & network with over 6700 members and first created inside LinkedIn.com. RJI is now a “go-to” place where public officials, criminal justice organizations, businesses, governmental entities, universities, crime victims, and ex-offenders can learn about restorative justice and network globally. Restorative justice is a powerful vision for systemic justice reform that seeks to heal and restore victims of crime, as much as possible, and communities, while embracing offender accountability leading to changed lives.
RJI supports the expansion of victims-driven restorative justice through public policies, public education and RJI’s policy initiatives. Our work is guided and supported by an esteemed Global Advisory Council (GAC) with representatives from around the world. RJI works for restorative justice on the cutting edge and is pushing the envelope to expand its use throughout our justice systems.
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