Posted Thursday, April 25th, 2013

April is Crime Victims’ Rights Month.

The time is traditionally set aside to pay tribute to victims of crimes and their families, and the countless number of professionals and volunteers who dedicate their lives to helping victims.
Crime Victims' Rights MonthIn conjunction with the designation, the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented a proclamation to Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp that praises the county’s Victim-Witness Advocacy Unit in the

Prosecutor’s Office.

The proclamation notes the unit “works diligently to ensure that every crime victim it encounters is treated with compassion, fairness and respect.”

In issuing the proclamation, Freeholder Director Thomas J. Mastrangelo said the freeholders are committed to assisting those who have been victimized by crime and recognize all of those who are dedicated to offering these victims support and assistance.