Reporting crime: your rights

 

New Easy English resource – Reporting crime: your rights

 

The Commission welcomes the launch of a from Victoria Police has launched a new Easy English resource  about people’s rights when reporting crime. The resource was developed in partnership with the Commission with input from a range of stakeholders.

The resource is in an accessible Easy English format to help a range of audiences, particularly people with cognitive and communication disabilities, understand their rights and how to report crime.

The resource provides information about:

  • what a crime is
  • where crime can occur
  • how to report a crime
  • how to make complaints
  • where to go for additional help and support.

The new resource forms part of the Commission’s ongoing work with Victoria Police to implement the recommendations from Beyond doubt: the experiences of people with disabilities reporting crime.

 

To download a pdf or text only version of the resource, visit this link http://bit.ly/1kqqOYx