Victim and Witness Program
In accordance with the Department of Defense Directive 1030.1, the procedures of Department of Defense Instruction 1030.2 and Army Regulation 27-10 Section 18 you have certain entitlements and rights if you are the victim of a crime or if you are a witness in a government case. Briefly, your rights include:
- Be treated with fairness and respect for your dignity and privacy.
- Be reasonably protected from the accused offender.
- Be notified of court proceedings.
- Be present at all public court proceedings related to the offense, unless the court determines that testimony by you would be materially affected if you heard other testimony at trial.
- Confer with the attorney for the Government in the case.
- Receive available restitution.
- Be provided information about the conviction, sentencing, imprisonment, and release of the offender.
The list above contains some rights as a victim or witness in a government case. Call (609) 562-2395 to set up an appointment or stop by the office at 5418 3rd Floor, Delaware Avenue. A brief list of web sites addressing issues affecting victims and witnesses are: