Crime victims have:
- The RIGHT to confer with the prosecutor about their case.
- The RIGHT to be free from harrassment, intimidation, and abuse throughout the criminal justice system.
- The RIGHT to be at all proceedings where the defendant has the right to be present.
- The RIGHT to be heard, when relevent, at all critical stages of the criminal justice process as defined by the General Assembly.
- The RIGHT to be informed of all proceedings, and of the release, transfer or escape of the accused or convicted person.
- The RIGHT to a speedy trial or disposition and a prompt and final conclusion of the case after the conviction or sentence.
- The RIGHT to restitution from the offender.
- The RIGHT to know about each of these rights established for victims.
Parole Hearing - Victim Experience (form)(in pdf format)(34 kb)
How Are We Doing? (form)(Word format)(79 kb)
The completed forms can be faxed to (615) 741-1055, emailed to Victim.Notification@tn.gov or mailed to the following address:
Tennessee Department of Correction
Victim Services Division
5th Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
320 6th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465
If you have any questions, feel free to send an email or call our Victim Services Division at (615) 741-1000, ext. 8145 .