ABSTRACT

Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance, 2011 Edition (Revised May 2012)   [open pdf - 2MB]

"The purpose of this document, the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance (AG Guidelines), is to establish guidelines to be followed by officers and employees of the U.S. Department of Justice (Department) investigative, prosecutorial, correctional, and parole components in the treatment of victims of and witnesses to crime. In 1982, Congress directed the Attorney General to promulgate the first AG Guidelines, which have been revised periodically to reflect changes in the law. (See 18 U.S.C. § 1512 note (1984) (Federal Guidelines for Treatment of Crime Victims and Witnesses in the Criminal Justice System)). These AG Guidelines supersede the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance (2005 ed.)."

Report Number:
National Criminal Justice Reference System, NCJ 235121
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Date:
2012-05
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Department of Justice: http://www.justice.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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