Swift County Restorative Practices

Swift County Restorative Practices Programs use principles and processes from the Peacemaking Circle traditions that emphasize positive relationship building for the health and welfare of Swift County communities, plus restore relationships when harm has occurred, which often involve court ordered Circles. Mission Statement: The Swift County Circle Sentencing mission is to address juvenile crime and social problems in a manner that encourages healing between child, victim, and community. Through Circle Sentencing, the citizens are empowered to determine the most effective response regarding crimes and social problems involving juveniles. The goal is to bring peace and justice between involved parties and to reduce recidivism. Restorative Practices seeks to enhance public safety through the collaboration of criminal justice and other county agencies. The healing between community, child, and victim helps to reintegrate and support the child and thus strengthen the community.

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All age groups