• To be treated with dignity and compassion by the criminal justice system.
  • To be informed about the criminal justice system.
  • To be free from intimidation.
  • To have inconveniences associated with participation in the criminal justice process minimized.
  • To make at least one telephone call which is reasonable in both length and location called.
  • To medical assistance, if it appears necessary.
  • To be notified if presence in court is not needed.
  • To be informed about available remedies, financial assistance and social services;
  • To be compensated for losses when possible.
  • To be provided a secure waiting area during court proceedings.
  • To be advised of case progress and final disposition.
  • To the prompt return of property when no longer needed.
  • To submit a written statement about the crime to a representative of the prosecutor’s office prior to the prosecutor’s final decision regarding the filing of a formal criminal charge
  • To address the Judge at sentencing concerning the impact of the crime.
  • To be notified of parole eligibility and release.