The Rights of Victims of Crimes

If you are the victim of any one of the crimes listed below, your right to be informed and to participate in all critical stages of the criminal justice process related to that crime is guaranteed by the Colorado Constitution.

This Web page is designed to help you exercise those rights. The Greenwood Village Police Department Victim's Advocate can answer your questions.

Crimes Covered by the Victim Rights Act
The Constitution of the State of Colorado and the laws of the state [Section 24-4.1-302(1) C.R.S.] guarantee certain rights to the victims of the following criminal acts:

Any criminal attempt, conspiracy, criminal solicitation or accessory involving any of the crimes specified
Assault, vehicular assault
Bias motivated crimes
Careless driving that results in the death of another person
Child Abuse
Crimes against at-risk adults or juveniles
Crimes identified by law enforcement as domestic violence
Criminally negligent homicide and vehicular homicide
Failure to stop at the scene of an accident that results in the death of another person
First degree burglary
Human trafficking in adults or children
Incest and aggravated incest
Indecent exposure or invasion of privacy for sexual gratification
Intimidating and aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim
Murder - 1st and 2nd Degree
Retaliation against a judge or juror
Retaliation against a victim or witness
Sexual Assault
Sexual exploitation of children
Tampering with a victim or witness
Violation of criminal protection order issued against a person charged with sexual assault