The service will support and advocate for suspects/defendants, witnesses and victims of crime.
What will Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) provide for people with cognitive impairment?
• Support person for victims or witnesses of crime who wish to make a statement about a crime to police
• Support persons 24 hours, 365 days a year at police stations for people who are under arrest
• Legal advice will be available from IDRS community legal centre for people under arrest
• Support persons at legal appointments