Victims' Involvement Assists In Healing

Apr 11, 2014

Thirty years ago, the federal Victims of Crime Act was signed into law, giving crime victims certain rights. The act also established grant money for programs that help victims through the criminal justice system and to offset victims’ expenses such as medical and therapeutic treatments. Thursday in Rapid City, SDPB’s Victoria Wicks spoke with representatives of criminal justice and community agencies who came together to observe National Crime Victims Rights Week.