LCJBLocal Criminal Justice Board (UK)
LCJBLincolnshire Criminal Justice Board (UK)
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The students performed excerpts from their mock trial to the LCJB, including Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Barry Coppinger, for Cleveland, and Durham PCC Ron Hogg.
The document was signed by Deputy Chief Constable Julia Hodson, chairman of West Yorkshire's LCJB, and Ian Whitaker, area manager for Victim Support West Yorkshire.
The LCJB looks after victims and witnesses at all stages of the criminal justice process.
* More information on help for victims and witnesses, additional support for BME communities and the work of Northumbria LCJB is available on
A total of 97 per cent of court fines were paid within the West Mercia LCJB and the Warwickshire board met its target of improving court delays at Magistrates' (15.2 per cent).
The LCJB was set up in April to transform the way the criminal justice system works in the West Midlands, focusing on catching, convicting and rehabilitating more offenders.
'The idea of the event is to seek views and suggestions from our partner agencies and organisations about how the criminal justice system can be improved in all sorts of ways, which will ultimately have a impact on how witnesses and victims are treated,' said Mr Alan Eccles, Justices' chief executive and chair of the LCJB.
A spokesman for the Northumbria Criminal Justice Board said: "Reducing the number of trials that do not go ahead is an important area of work for Northumbria LCJB.
"There are a number of initiatives under the LCJB umbrella which involve the police, CPS and courts working together to achieve our target."
The event, organised by the Northumbria local criminal justice board (LCJB), took a look behind the scenes at the work of all the agencies who work together to reduce crime and fear of crime in the region.
Durham's Chief Crown Prosecutor Jeff Corrighan will chair the new LCJB with Durham's chief constable Paul Garvin among those on the board.
That is why Local Criminal Justice Boards (LCJBs) were set up in April 2003.