The South Carolina Constitution Declares Certain Rights To The Victims Of Crimes
To preserve and protect victims’ rights to justice and due process regardless of race, sex, age, religion, economic status, victims of crime have the right to:
The Victim’s Services Program of the Fourth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina provide victims and witnesses of crimes with an advocate (Victim-Witness Service Provider) to offer support, information and assistance as their case makes its way through the criminal justice system. The journey through the system can be confusing and frustrating. We are here to help you with every step.
The Victim-Witness Service Providers:
IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF A CRIME…
If you are a victim of a crime or a witness to one, your assistance is vital- it is only with your help that criminals can be brought to justice.
In the unfortunate event that you or a family member becomes a victim of a criminal act, first contact your local police department to report the crime. You may have fears regarding your involvement in the case. Contact us for support.
Our office has dedicated Providers for general sessions and juvenile cases to educate you on your rights and extend compassion for any fears or concerns you may have.