A crime victim may file a complaint against any employee of the Department of Justice who violated or failed to provide the rights established under the Crime Victims' Rights Act of 2004, 18 U.S.C. § 3771. The Department of Justice has established the Office of the Victims' Rights Ombudsman to receive and investigate complaints filed by crime victims against its employees, and has implemented Procedures to Promote Compliance with Crime Victims' Rights Obligations, 28 C.F.R. § 45.10.
A crime victim includes any person who has been directly and proximately harmed as a result of the commission of a Federal offense or an offense in the District of Columbia. An employee of the Department of Justice includes any attorney, investigator, law enforcement officer, or other personnel employed by any division or office of the Department of Justice whose regular course of duties includes direct interaction with crime victims (not including a contractor).
Victim Rights Resources
- Executive Office For United States Attorneys Office Of The Victims' Rights Ombudsman
- Filing A Complaint
- Review and Notification of Complaint
- Complaint Forms
Victims' Rights point of Contact
United States Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Arkansas
425 West Capitol, Suite 500
Little Rock, AR 72201
Fax: (501) 324-5134
Email: Amanda Warford
Christopher R. Thyer
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas is pleased to bring you
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