Wauchula Police Department
 
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Victim's Rights Advocate

Sandra Rojas, Victim's Rights Advocate
 





The Wauchula Police Department’s Victim’s Advocate Program is a 24-hour on call program under the direction of Sandra Rojas. The Victim’s Advocate recognizes and is most sensitive to the rights and needs of crime victims. Victims face many difficult problems that are caused by their victimization. The Victim’s Advocate responds to these individual needs with compassion and an in-depth knowledge of available community resources.

A few of the duites of the Victim's Advocate are to:

  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Provide emotional support
  • Help you to understand how the judicial system works
  • Assist you in obtaining information about your case
  • Help you deal with the aftermath of crime
  • Assist you in filing for Victim Compensation
  • Make appropriate referrals

The Victim Advocate educates victims about the criminal justice system, answers questions or concerns they may have and may provide referrals to other agencies as necessary. She becomes an advocate for the victim, accompanying the victim to file necessary documents and protection orders and to court, if so desired.

 
 

 

 

 


Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. However, please note that all written forms of communication with the Wauchula Police Department, to include telephone logs, are subject to disclosure pursuant to F.S. 119. (This specific disclaimer is required pursuant to F.S. 668.6076.) Citizens are encouraged to provide anonymous tips. Email addresses containing anonymous tips are deemed confidential as active criminal investigative and/or active criminal intelligence under F.S. 119.0721(2) (c). Emails and email addresses containing such information will not be disclosed under the Public Records Act.

 

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