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Victim Rights


Victim Rights

In 1991, Wyoming passed the Victims Bill of Rights (WY Statute Section 1-40-210). As such, victims and key witness are able to receive much needed services via criminal justice agencies and victim service providers.

VICTIM AND WITNESS BILL OF RIGHTS

  1. The right to be treated with compassion, respect, and sensitivity within the criminal justice system; 
  2. The right to know the whereabouts of the offender and the current status of the case; 
  3. The right to receive restitution from offenders; 
  4. The right to know all rights under this law, including information about services and victims assistance at all local levels; 
  5. The right to know about victim compensation; 
  6. The right to reasonable protection and safety and the right to know of legal recourse if threatened; 
  7. The right to prompt return of property; 
  8. The right to preservation of employment while participating in the criminal justice process; 
  9. The right to be informed about the opportunity to make a victim impact statement at sentencing and parole hearings; and 
  10. The right to be present at trial. 

Victim Services Coordinator: 
Randi Losalu:

Phone: (307)-777-5390