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Victim Services and Information
The rights of victims of crime are set out in Article I, Section 22 of the Idaho Constitution and the Idaho Code 19-5306. You may view these rights by clicking on the name of the law you want to review in the previous sentence.
The Idaho Attorney General’s Office has prepared a legal manual regarding the rights of victims of crime. You can obtain a copy of the manual by contacting the Attorney General’s Office or you can download it by clicking the Attorney General’s web site link in the previous sentence.
NO CONTACT ORDERS
No contact orders are issued by judges in criminal cases. The Idaho Code specifically provides for the issuance and handling of such orders in Idaho Code 18-920 through 18-922. You can review these statutes by clicking on the number that corresponds to the statute title listed below.
18-920 VIOLATION OF NO CONTACT ORDER
18-921 PEACE OFFICERS — IMMUNITY
18-922 ORDER — TRANSMITTAL TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
REPORTING A CRIME
If you have been a victim of a crime or have witnessed a crime in Minidoka County please report it to one of the following agencies:
- Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office – 208-434-2320
- Rupert Police Department – 208-434-2330
- Heyburn Police Department – 208-679-4545
IDAHO CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAM
To view important information available from the Industrial Commission, including necessary forms and instructions, please go to Idaho Crime Victims Compensation web page.
- Mini Cassia Shelter- Advocates Against Violence (208) 436-0987
Victims of Domestic Violence can obtain help by contacting one of the following service providers:
- Rupert - 208-436-0332 (Mini Cassia Shelter- Advocates Against Violence)
- Statewide – 1-800-669-3176 (Idaho State Domestic Violence Hotline)
- National – 1-800-799-7233 (National Domestic Violence Hotline)
ADDITIONAL VICTIM RESOURCES
The Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim Assistance provides assistance to victims and to victim advocates. They have a wealth of information on web site which can be accessed by clicking this link to the Council web page.
The National Center for Victims of Crime also has useful information on a variety of topics.
The Violence Against Women Office of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, has many resources for victims, victim advocates, attorneys and other persons involved in addressing domestic violence.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has information on dealing with domestic violence and resources for assisting victims of domestic violence.
National Victim Center – 1-(800)-FYI-CALL
The National Organization For Victim Assistance is a national clearinghouse for victim assistance information and resources.
Victim Assistance Online International victim/witness resource clearinghouse with links to local, national and international resources.