Resource Links

The following are links to other organizations locally and nationally that share our vision or are sources of information, including victim support and resources for faith communities.  Note: Each link below takes you off the DCODP site.

Shared Vision


Victim Support



Crime Victim Rights

    1. The right to be treated with fairness, dignity, respect, and privacy
    2. The right to be reasonably protected from the accused (the right to protection)
    3. The right to reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of any public court proceeding or any parole proceeding involving the crime, or of any release or escape of the accused (the right to notification and to be informed)
    4. The right not to be excluded from any such public court proceeding, unless the court, after receiving clear and convincing evidence, determines that testimony by the victim would be materially altered if the victim heard other testimony at that proceeding (the right to participate)
    5. The right to be reasonably heard at any public proceeding in the district court involving release, plea, sentencing, or any parole proceeding. This might also include the right to make a victim impact statement as provided in law (the right to be heard)
    6. The reasonable right to confer (discuss) with the attorney for the Government in the case
    7. The right to full and timely restitution as provided in law (the right to restitution).
    8. The right to proceedings free from unreasonable delay (the right to speedy trial)
    9. The right to crime victims’ compensation as provided in law (the right to compensation)
    10. The right to enforce these rights (the right to enforcement)Disclaimer: This information is provided as a general overview of crime victims’ rights, which vary in scope and strength across the state, tribal, and federal criminal justice systems. It is not intended to serve as legal advice or statutory interpretation for any given jurisdiction.

Faith Resources

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