Victim / Witness Coordination
Uinta County Sheriff's Office Victim/Witness Program
This program offers free and confidential assistance for crime victims
Sponsored by the Division of Victim Services
Services provided by the victim assistance program:
- Emotional support and community service referrals
- Crisis intervention services
- Assistance in filing victim compensation claims
- Information about the status of a criminal case
- Information on court procedures
- Notification of scheduling changes
- Accompanying victims and witnesses to court
- Employer and creditor intervention services
- Facilitating the return of items taken for evidence
- Assistance with court ordered restitution
VINE - The Wyoming Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Service will tell you if an offender is in jail and/or prison and will give you other important custody information. This service will also let you leave a phone number where you want to be called automatically when that offender is released, transferred, or there is some other change in status. For more information please visit their website.
In addition to the VINE system, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), administers a similar notification program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. Victims and Witnesses that wish to take advantage of this program are required to register with that agency. Please visit their website for more information.
Wyoming Crime Victims Bill of Rights
- The right to be treated with compassion, respect, and sensitivity within the criminal justice system;
- The right to know the whereabouts of the offender and the current status of the case;
- The right to receive restitution from offenders;
- The right to know all rights under this law, including information about services and victims assistance at the local level;
- The right to know about victim compensation;
- The right to reasonable protection and safety and the right to know of legal recourse if threatened;
- The right to prompt return of property;
- The right to preservation of employment while participating in the criminal justice process;
- The right to be informed about the opportunity to make a victim impact statement at sentencing and parole hearings; and
- The right to be present at trial.
- We value your input and suggestions. If you have been a victim of a crime, please click on this link and take a very brief survey. Your information is completely anonymous and will help us make improvements to this program.
This program will provide services to any crime victim. All services are available and accessible and no person will be denied service or discriminated against on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, disabilities or age, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 USC 2000d; Title XI of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 USC 1681-1686; s.504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 USC 794; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, 42 USC 12101-12213. These policies are to be inclusive and respectful of all persons regardless of cultural background, gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, criminal history, and medical status among other factors. Reasonable programmatic restrictions may be imposed to meet restrictions of government grants and funding or required to provide services to a specific person.