PROTECTING CRIME VICTIMS
The Attorney General's Office aggressively works to enforce criminal laws and protect crime victims. Among the cases the office handles are special prosecutions including capital murder cases, defending the state against inmate lawsuits through the Attorney
General's Litigation Division and working with state and federal legislators to reform laws that will protect Missourians.
The office has available a Crime Victims' Rights booklet
as well as a booklet on Protecting Victims of Domestic
To request notification of criminal appellate proceedings, crime victims and witnesses should complete a simple form available on
this website. The victim services division of the Attorney General's office will handle your request and notify you of upcoming court proceedings.
To contact the victim services division of the Attorney General's office, please email or call Melissa Koetting at 573-751-0309.
Crime Victims' Rights
State law guarantees crime victims and witnesses certain notification rights and participation in the criminal justice system:
In addition to the publications offered by the Attorney General's Office, victim advocates and government agencies, the following resources may be helpful.