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WALWORTH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:

IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 911

Domestic Abuse:
Association for the Prevention of Family Violence
(262) 723-4653

Department of Human Services:
Elder/Child Abuse Services
(262) 723-3200

Domestic Violence Website:
www.wcadv.org

National Suicide Hotlines:
Toll-free/24 hours/7 days a week
1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) or
1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

 The primary purpose of the Victim/Witness Program is to provide information, referral and support to citizens and law enforcement officers of Walworth County who have been victims of or witnesses to crimes, and to ensure that the services specified under Chapter 950, Wisconsin Statutes, are made available to them.  To achieve that end, the Victim/Witness staff, upon request, will maintain contact with victims and witnesses to update them on case progress in the criminal justice system.

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides the following services:

 Information about how the criminal justice system works
Specific information and updates on the case concerning the crime victim including case disposition
Upon request information on court dates and plea agreements
Escort service to court appearances
Employer intercession
Information and referral to sources of counseling, medical treatment and legal assistance
Provide safe and secure area while attending court proceedings
Notification of suspect escape, release from custody from the county jail. eligibility of parole from the prison system or mental institution upon request.

  

    The Criminal Court Process

    The Rights of Crime Victims


 
 

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