Monday, November 2, 2015

Know Your Rights: as a crime victim or witness

about.usps.com/publications/pub308.pdf



This document should be handed out at every crime scene as well as available at every Police Station.  People need to know their rights and what to expect as either a witness or victim of crime.



Victims often have mild to severe PTS or full blown PTSD issues, as do some witnesses to crimes.  They need to know what to look for, or if you are a friend or family member what you should be looking for.



Just dealing with the Criminal Justice System can be daunting and scary, this handout can give you some good tips on what is happening, and what to do about it.

 

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