The Victim Witness Program provides services to victims and witnesses of felony crimes, misdemeanor crimes, DUI crimes, felony traffic crimes, and juvenile crimes. Additional responsibilities include:
The purpose of the program is to assist and support victims and witnesses in the criminal justice system. We hope to lessen the hardship and fear with which they are often faced. We also strive to increase prosecution success by providing better prepared and informed witnesses resulting in fewer dismissals of criminal cases. In addition, the program recognizes as one of its main purposes the restoring of public confidence in the criminal justice system.