ADVOCATES FOR VICTIMS' RIGHTS
The Pennington County Victims' Assistance Program is committed to ensuring that crime victims receive the rights to which they are entitled.
"All Americans share a responsibility to help victims of crime..."
President George W. Bush
National Crime Victims'
Rights Week Proclamation
April 21, 2006
The Pennington County Victims' Assistance Program is also committed to providing services and advocacy to help crime victims recover from the trauma of their victimization.
If you are a victim of a violent crime or vehicular battery, you are entitled to certain rights under to the
provisions of the 1991 South Dakota Victims' Rights Act. Although you are entitled to be notified of
your rights by the prosecutor, you must inform the prosecutor if you want to exercise these rights.
For more information and to talk with someone, please call (605) 394-5846.
Sharon Kallemeyn, Director
Rochelle Redetzke, Legal Assistant
Jessica Kroells, Legal Assistant