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Victim and Witness Information

This site provides information and support for victims and witnesses following a crime.

Understand your rights

Know what rights you have as a victim or a witness.

Report a crime

Understand how to report a crime and what happens during the investigation.

Understand the court process

Know what to expect if you need to go to court.

Get free support in your area and online

Find support to help you cope with the impact of a crime

Learn about crime types

Get more specialist guidance on the crime you’ve been affected by.

Claim compensation

You may be able to claim compensation if you’ve been affected by a crime.

Make a complaint

If you’re unhappy with the way you’ve been treated after a crime, you can make a complaint.

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