1. News & Issues

A Guide for Victims of Crime

This information has been written specifically for crime victims. The more you know about the criminal justice system, the more comfortable you will feel as various events occur. We know this information will not solve all your problems or answer all your questions, but we hope it will serve as a useful guide to explain how and where to find help.

College Campus Safety Guidelines
By implementing the following safety guidelines students can help deter becoming victims of crime.

A Guide for Victims of Crime
This information has been written specifically for crime victims. The more you know about the criminal justice system, the more comfortable you will feel as various events occur.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Pre-trial Process
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the pre-trial process.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Initial Appearance
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the criminal's initial appearance in court of law.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Bail
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of what bail is, how it is determined in a court of law, and the right's of the victim(s) during the process.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Grand Jury
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of what a grand jury is and what is expected of victims in regards to a grand jury hearing.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Pretrial Motions
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of what happens during pretrial motions.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Guilty or No Contest Plea
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of what a guilty or no contest plea is in a court of law.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Timng
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of why it may take a long time for a case to go to trial.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Police
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role police play once a crime is reported.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Medical Examiner
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role of the medical examiner.

Guide for Victims of Crime - The Prosecutor
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role of the prosecutor.

Guide for Victims of Crime - The Judge
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role of the judge in a court of law.

Guide for Victims of Crime - The Jury
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role of the jury in a court of law and cautionary tips to victims.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Your Role as a Witness
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of your role as a witness and tips on how to give effective testimony.

Guide for Victims of Crime - The Probation Officer
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the responsibilities of the probation officer in charge of the criminal and what rights victims have when communicating with them.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Sentencing and Restitution
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the sentencing and restitution process in a court of law, for victims of a crime.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Appeal and Post Conviction Process
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the appeal and post conviction process.

Guide for Victims of Crime - The Parole Process
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the parole board, victim notification and victim impact statements.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Legal Rights of Victims and Survivors
A guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the parole board, victim notification and victim impact statements.

Guide for Victims of Crime - Legal Rights of Victims and Survivors
A guide for victims of crime - information about the media and your rights as a victim.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.