RIGHTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF CRIME IN PENNSYLVANIA
As a victim of crime in Pennsylvania you have the following rights:
In order for you to receive information and/or notice on matters concerning your case, you must provide a valid address and telephone number to the requesting agency. You are also responsible for providing timely notice of any changes in that information. The information you provide is confidential and may not be disclosed to any person other than a representative of a law enforcement agency, prosecutor's office or corrections agency without your written prior consent. The victim's responsibility falls to the parent or legal guardian for child victims and to a surviving family member in the case of homicide.
AGENCIES THAT CAN ASSIST YOU:
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS
If you are a victim of domestic violence, you have the right to go to court and file a petition requesting a Protection from Abuse Order which could include the following:
For more information, contact the Domestic Violence Program listed previously.
CRIME VICTIM'S COMPENSATION
If you or a family member are the innocent victim of a crime in Pennsylvania, or are hurt trying to apprehend a suspected criminal, you may be eligible for compensation.
Compensation may pay for:
Compensation will NOT pay for:
Minimum Loss Requirements:
For more information call 1-800-233-2339
This information is provided as a courtesy by the Bristol Township Police Department
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