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19-4808.Notice of crime to victim compensation coordinator; information to be provided to victim. (a) Within seven days after the initial contact between the victim of a reported crime and the law enforcement agency investigating the crime, such agency shall notify the victim compensation coordinator[*] of the report of the crime and the name and address of the victim or victims.

(b) A law enforcement agency shall provide the following information to the victim:

(1) The availability of emergency and medical services numbers, if needed;

(2) the police report number, in writing;

(3) the address and telephone number of the prosecutor's office that the victim should contact to obtain information about victims' rights pursuant to K.S.A. 74-7333 and 74-7335, and amendments thereto;

(4) the name, address and telephone number of the local board and information about victim compensation benefits, if any local board has been appointed in the county;

(5) advise the victim that the details of the crime may be made public; and

(6) advise the victim of such victim's rights under K.S.A. 74-7333 and 74-7335, and amendments thereto.

(c) A law enforcement agency may adopt any procedure to transmit such information which substantially complies with the provisions of this section.

History: L. 1990, ch. 321, § 9; July 1.

* Reference should apparently be to the property crime compensation coordinator.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-17T17:40:51. Head Rev No: 273998