If you are the victim of any one of the crimes listed below, your right to be informed and to participate in all critical stages of the criminal justice process related to that crime is guaranteed by the Colorado Constitution.
This Web page is designed to help you exercise those rights. The Parker Police Department Victim’s Advocate can answer your questions.
The Constitution of the State of Colorado and the laws of the state [Section 24-4.1-302(1) C.R.S.] guarantee certain rights to the victims of the following criminal acts:
If the victim is deceased or incapacitated, these rights may be exercised by the victim’s spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, significant other or other lawful representative.
Victims of crimes listed have the right to:
As a victim of the crimes listed, you may be entitled to the following services:
You may qualify to apply for financial assistance from the 18th Judicial Victim Compensation Fund. For more information, contact the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office at 720.874.8500 and ask for the Victim Compensation Office or visit the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office victim compensation page for additional resources.
VINE will monitor the custody status of offenders in participating jails/sheriff’s offices. Information is available to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a victim of certain crimes, you will automatically be registered to receive custody status updates if the suspect in your case has been, or will be arrested. To opt-out or modify your registration visit Vine, or dial 888.263.8463.
View more information on VINE online.
If you have questions or need more information, please contact the law enforcement agency that is handling your case.
If you have questions concerning the prosecution or court status of your case, contact the Victim / Witness Unit in the District Attorney's Office. The office locations are:
If all local efforts to obtain your rights have failed, you may request assistance from the Crime Victim Services Advisory Board at:
Victim Assistance Programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and age in the delivery of services. For information on filing a civil rights complaint, see the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Civil Rights online.