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Victim Witness Assistance Services
Victim Witness AssistanceUpholding the rights of victims is a top priority for the Prosecutor's Office. Victims and witnesses of crimes committed in Pierce County can contact the Victim Witness Assistance Services Unit for help. Specially trained advocates provide the following services to thousands of victims and witnesses every year:
 
• Accompany victims and witnesses to court hearings and/or interviews;
 
• Assistance in applying for Crime Victims Compensation;
 
• Assistance in completing a Victim Impact Statement;
 
• Referrals to local social service agencies and programs;
 
• Requests for restitution for financial loss incurred as a result of the crime;
 
• Written notification of charges, scheduled court dates and victims' rights.
 
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VICTIMS’ RIGHTS, SERVICES, and CRIMINAL and JUVENILE JUSTICE RESOURCES


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