Summary

The host of Women Aware and Prepared Podcast, Mandi, is joined by Cyndi from the San Bernardino District Attorney Office and Detective Roberts from the Chino Police Department.

They discuss the many victim resources available in their county and many others across the United States.

Lessons Learned

1. We have some AMAZING resources available to us! Who knew!? Check with your local DA or police office to know about the victim services available to you and your loved ones.

 

2. Marsy’s Law has passed in most states giving victims rights, such as the safety of victim and family considered when fixing the amount of bail, the refusal to be interviewed by the defense, and much more.

 

3. The police WANT you to call them when you need help!

 

Resources

Marsy’s Law & Story of Marsy, a student at UCSB, stalked and murdered by her ex boyfriend.

16 Victim’s Rights on Marsy’s Card given to victims when police arrive

Victim’s Compensation Program in California

VINE is the nation’s most reliable and confidential source for updated custody status and criminal case information

Mandi’s in person and online workshops for listeners

You can find Mandi on Instagram @WomenAwareAndPrepared or her website, WomenAwareAndPrepared.com where you can find out if you’re doing her 10 top tips to stay safer! Grab the free download at the bottom of the site!

Music by Andrea Hamilton Binley at HopefulPop.com.

The primary purpose of the Women Aware and Prepared Podcast is to educate and inform. This podcast series does not constitute advice or services. Please use common sense for your own situation.1. We have some AMAZING resources available to us! Who knew!? Check with your local DA or police office to know about the victim services available to you and your loved ones.

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