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Special Session

Public Hearing on Promising Practices in Crime Victim/Survivor Services in Probation and Parole

Wednesday, August 18 • 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

In the posting-sentencing phases of their cases, crime victims and survivors have significant needs and concerns related to their constitutional and statutory rights, as well as the status of their offenders who are under community supervision. Since its inception, APPA has been committed to engaging crime victims and their advocated in developing promising practices in community corrections, and identifying and addressing their most salient needs.

With support from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, APPA is sponsoring a Public Hearing to seek input about the most important needs of crime victims and survivors throughout the probation and parole processes, and how community corrections officials and agancies can bests meet such needs. The three important goals of this Public Hearing are to:

Moderator

Anne Seymour,Victim Advocate, Justice Solutions, (DC)