Written Requests

In addition, the following is available to you, when requested in writing:
  • The progress of your case from the police and the State's Attorney
  • The prompt return of property by law enforcement agencies
  • The reading of victim impact statements at any hearing that considers a sentence or release
  • To be notified when the convicted offender is scheduled to be released from prison or jail by the custodial agency
  • To be notified when the offender escapes or receives a Mandatory Release from prison by the custodial agency
  • To receive notice of other hearings to include bail hearing, dismissal, nolle prosequi, stetting of charges, and disposition
  • This legislation does not create a cause of action against any individual or a governmental agency