Know Your Rights


As a victim you have the right to:

  • Decide whether to file a police report or not.
  • Protect your privacy by keeping identifying information out of all files.
  • Have the medical exam paid for by the law enforcement agency.
  • Seek reimbursement through Crime Victims Compensation
  • Refuse to take a polygraph
  • Have your attacker tested for HIV/AIDS and be notified of test results.
  • Have your safety considered when bail is set.