A few years have passed but Carolyn will never forget how it felt to come home and find her home had been burgled.
“It leaves you with a feeling of uncertainty about entering your own home,” she says. “It stays with you. It’s a fear and anxiety about your safety and whether it will happen again.”
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Protect your home
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A voice for Victims
An important part of our work is in research and advocacy to help create better outcomes for victims of crime in New Zealand