Information for Victims

YCSO Announces an opening for the Victims Adovcate Coordinator Postion.
The position needs to be filled ASAP. An application may be downloaded here or picked up at the Sheriff’s Office in Wray.  Job Description

 

The crimes specifically covered by the Victim Rights Act include:

*Homicide                                  *Crimes against at-risk persons
*Assault                                   *Domestic Violence
*Menacing                                  *Careless driving resulting in death
*Kidnapping                                *Tampering or retaliating against a witness or victim
*Incest                                    *Failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving death
*Robbery                                   *Sexual Assault (both adult and child victims)
*Ethnic intimidation                       *Harassment by stalking
*Sexual exploitation of children           *Indecent Exposure
*Intimidation & Aggravated Intimidation of a Victim or Witness
*Violation of a criminal protection order issued against a person charged with sexual assault

The Victims Rights Act also includes any criminal attempt, conspiracy, criminal solicitation
or accessory involving any of the crimes specified above.
A Victims Rights are related to certain “critical stages” in the criminal justice process. These stages Include:

*Filing or no-filing of  charges
*Change of venue or transfer of probation
*Preliminary hearing
*Any bond reduction or modification hearing
*Request for release from probation supervision prior to the expiration of defendant’s sentence
*Motions hearing
*Disposition of the complaint or charges against the person accused
*Parole application hearing, release or discharge from imprisonment of a convicted person, or revocation hearing
*Trial
*Sentence  hearing and any modification of the sentence
*Probation revocation hearing
*Filing a complaint, summons, or warrant by probation for failure to report or because the location of a person convicted of a crime is unknown
*Any subpoena for a victim’s medical, school, mental health or victim compensation records