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Victim's Rights

Victim's of crime have the right to request information related to their case including court information, notification of an arrest and prisoner release information.  Emergency and medical services may also be available to crime victims.  (see below)

Listed below are the contact numbers for victim's to obtain information related to their incident:

Additional phone numbers 

Call Wayne County Victim Assistance Program at 313-224-5800 for information about:
--Court process, trial and sentencing dates; or property
   obtained as evidence
--Victim compensation benefits (or write Crime Victim Services
   Commission, 320 S. Walnut Street, Lansing, MI  48913)

Call Wayne County Sheriff's Office at 313-224-2233 for information about:
--Subjects being released from Wayne County jail

Call Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400 to:
--Request notification of an arrest in your case, or the release
  of the person arrested, or both
--To find out the status of your case

Michigan Crime Victim Notification Network brochure 

National Victim Information and Notification Network is a service that allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.

Hate Crime Victim's Information 

Information for Victim's of Domestic Violence 

Your legal rights include the right to go to court and file a petition requesting a Personal Protection Order (PPO) to protect your and/or other members of your household from domestic abuse.  

Guide for Obtaining a Personal Protection Order (including "What is a PPO?") 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS IN WAYNE COUNTY:

          First Step (Westside):  734/459-5900
          Interim House (Downtown):  313/861-5300
          My Sister's Place (Eastside):  313-962-4945


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