Victims

County Emergency Service Resources Map

June 4, 2013
Emergency Service Resources Map

Human Trafficking

June 4, 2013
It is a sad fact that Human Trafficking is a heinous system in operation here in Mississippi today.  The Attorney General’s Office is dedicated to pursuing and prosecuting those who engage in the trade of human beings.   Previously,
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Cyber Crime Tips for Parents

May 30, 2013
The creepy kidnapper offering your children “candy” and “special attention” may now be operating from your home computer screen, rather than trolling the neighborhood in a trench coat.  Parents should make themselves aware of the signs and signals that
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Scams

April 24, 2013
As a consumer, you should beware of any unknown caller who creates a sense of urgency or uses high-pressure tactics to “act now.” That caller is probably a scam artist. Be cautious of callers, web ads or mail that
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Cyber Crime

April 24, 2013
This unit provides comprehensive investigation, prosecution, training, and public awareness on crimes involving the use of a computer and the Internet. Through cooperation with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Unit investigates Cyber tips and educates
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Warning Signs of Abuse

May 29, 2013
What are some warning signs of an abusive relationship? Domestic abuse is most easily recognized in its physical form. However, many other behaviors can constitute abuse — behaviors that leave no visible marks, but harm the victim emotionally or
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Disaster Information

April 24, 2013
Unfortunately, Mississippi is home to some of the most intense weather events in the country, and we’ve also had our fair share of man-made disasters.  Whenever Mississippians are facing impending trouble, we have a number of resources available to
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Identity Theft

April 24, 2013
How do identity thieves obtain your information and what do they do with it? Identity thieves can gain access to your information several different ways. For example: They steal your purse or wallet containing your drivers license, credit cards, and/or
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Vulnerable Persons

April 24, 2013

Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights

April 24, 2013
What the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights Means for You The Mississippi Constitution was amended in 1998 to provide for the fair treatment of crime victims within this state.  Section 26(a) of the Mississippi Constitution states: “Victims of crime,
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Vulnerable Persons

May 30, 2013
The Vulnerable Persons Unit was created by the Attorney General in 2001 in response to the revisions made by the Legislature of the Mississippi Vulnerable Adults Act. The Vulnerable Persons Unit investigates and prosecutes persons who abuse, neglect, or
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Domestic Violence

May 30, 2013
The Attorney General’s Office Domestic Violence Division provides training, education and technical assistance on the topics of domestic violence, protection orders, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and human trafficking. The Division regularly works with law enforcement agencies, prosecutor’s offices,
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Crime Victim Compensation

June 6, 2013
The Victim Compensation Program provides financial assistance to innocent victims of violent crime and their eligible family members. The Program assists by reducing the financial burden resulting from a violent crime by reimbursing eligible victims/family members for their crime
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