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A crime victim's guide to the criminal justice system / issued by the Policy Centre for Victim Issues.: J2-211/2001E-PDF

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Victims of crime often have many questions about the criminal justice system and their involvement in it. Victims may want to know the status of an investigation and how the police are handling the matter. Has a suspect been apprehended? Have criminal charges been laid? Will the matter go to court? What is the role of a victim in the process? Will it be necessary to testify in court? All provinces and territories provide victim services and assistance. The police have information about available community services. This booklet is intended to complement these services by guiding victims and witnesses through the criminal justice system and helping them understand their role in it.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada.Justice Canada.
Title A crime victim's guide to the criminal justice system / issued by the Policy Centre for Victim Issues.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Later edition A crime victim's guide to the criminal justice system
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English | French]
Publishing information Ottawa : Justice Canada, [2001?].
Description 32 p. : illus.
Catalogue number
  • J2-211/2001E-PDF
Subject terms Criminal justice
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