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Victim Witness Program


About

The purpose of this program is to assist both crime victims and witnesses through the criminal justice system and to provide services required by Virginia’s Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act. The role of a victim or witness in the criminal justice system is vital to bringing a case before the court.

The Henry County Victim/Witness Assistance Program has been in existence since 1985 and is supported by federal funds available to Virginia through the federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), special funds available through the Crime Victim/Witness Fund, and Henry County.  All grant funded programs must provide information and assistance to crime victims as required by Virginia’s Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act.

The purpose of this law is to ensure that victims and witnesses of crime:

Services Provided by the Victim / Witness Program

Victim-Witness Director

Robin D. Byrd

Email: rbyrd@co.henry.va.us