Crime Victim Rights

Know Your Crime Victim Rights

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Victims of crime in the United States are entitled to a certain set of rights called “crime victim rights.” These include the right to privacy and protection from harm, the right to apply for financial assistance, and the right to be informed of and participate in the prosecution process. This article intends to help you become aware of and claim your rights as a victim of crime.

Right to privacy and protection from harm