The law provides that crime victims shall be treated fairly. Allowed to attend and be notified of court proceedings. Notified of defendants incarceration or release from jail. Avoid harassment from defendant or any representative of the defendant unless mandated by the court. Assured return of property when no longer needed as evidence. Heard upon request at court proceedings. Involved in plea bargains and sentencing.
Victims Services Brochure
The Pocatello Police Department recognizes that the victims and witnesses of crime have the right to be treated with dignity, respect, courtesy and sensitivity. We would like to offer assistance to you by providing support, information and referral services. Our goal is to assist and guide you through this process. The Pocatello Police Department Victims Services brochure (PDF) will help explain what resources are available to you for help.