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Crime Victims helpline Criminal Justice System Videos


Crime Victims Helpline have created the following three videos in order to help people understand what they will encounter should they find themselves in a legal process. The videos give victims of crime and their family and friends a step by step guide through the criminal justice process from reporting a crime to how the Director of Public Prosecution and Gardaí come to a decision, and what happens when a criminal case goes to court.


What happens when you report a crime to An Garda Síochana?

How is a decision made whether or not to prosecute?

What happens when a criminal case goes to court?