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Concerns about your well-being and safety after being victimized or witnessing a crime are normal. If you have any fears or receive any threats concerning your involvement in a case, you should immediately contact the police department or the Victim/Witness Office. In an emergency situation, call 911. Any person who threatens or harasses you during the prosecution of a case, or even beforehand, is obstructing justice and has committed a crime, and the prosecutor handling your case should be contacted immediately.
The Commonwealth of Virginia will reimburse certain travel expenses for you provided the following conditions are met:
If you have any questions concerning travel or the reimbursement of travel expenses, please call the Victim/Witness Office at 434-455-3790.
Victims of crime who suffer from physical injuries as a result of a crime may be eligible for state compensation to cover medical expenses, psychological counseling, partial loss of earnings, or funeral expenses. For assistance in filing your claim or to obtain a Criminal Injuries Compensation Form call the Victim/Witness Office at 434-455-3790.
You should expect to receive a contact letter and brochure from the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office and the Victim/Witness Program within one week of your incident. This letter will provide you with the names and phone numbers of the prosecutor and victim/witness assistant assigned to you case, as well as other helpful information. You may also call the Victim/Witness Office at 455-3790, should you have any questions or need immediate assistance.
The Police Department, not the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, investigates crimes. If you need to report a crime, call the police immediately (911). It is the Police Department's responsibility to investigate the crime and issue any arrest warrants, if evidence suggests that a crime has been committed.
Please check out the court dates section of our website.
Please check out the court dates section of our website. It contains a listing of our most recent cases, sorted by the defendant's last name or trial date, and includes specific information about each upcoming court event. You may also call the court handling the defendant's case, or you may reach our office at 434-455-3760, if you need further assistance.
Mrs. Harrison is the acting City of Lynchburg prosecutor, so her name appears on most criminal court documents, as well as any correspondence from our office. However, she may not be the person handling your case. Please call our office at 434-455-3760, if you would like to know the name of the prosecutor in charge of your case. If you still have questions or concerns, you may reach Mrs. Harrison at the number at 434-455-3760.