National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

This week is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and communities across the nation are reminded to create an environment where survivors have the confidence that they will be heard, believed and supported. In Laclede County Tammy Ross is the Victim Advocate at the Prosecutors Office…

Ross said she works to help victims of crime through criminal proceedings…..

Ross said that through Vine Link a person can be notified when the perpetrator is released….

A trained victim advocate can also help find resources to begin the recovery process after a person is a victim of a crime. This year’s theme for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is “Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change.