By providing a current mailing address and phone number to the prosecutor, you can ask to be told about …

  • Any court proceeding – arrest, arraignment, and release on bond, entry of a plea, trial or sentencing. [§51-286e]
  • A chance to tell the judge about how the crime affected you, by presenting a Victim Impact Statement. You can either speak to the judge in court or you can give written comments to the prosecutor for submission to the judge. [§54-91c]
  • An application by the offender for accelerated rehabilitation (AR) and a chance to comment to the judge on that application. [§54-56e]
  • Whether the criminal case has been dismissed. You should check often with the court clerk about this. You request must be made within one year of the dismissal. [§54-142c]
  • Any application by the offender to the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Department of Correction (DOC), sentencing judge or Sentence Review Division. You must file a request with the Office of Victim Services (they will provide the form), and provide a current mailing address. [§18-81c]
  • A chance to appear before the Board of Pardons and Paroles or submit a written statement about whether the offender should be released, or the conditions to be imposed on any such release. [§54-126a]
  • When the offender is released from the DOC. You must file a request with the Office of Victim Services or the Commissioner of Correction, and provide a current mailing address. [§54-228]