Crime victims’ rights event set for April 22

Published 6:09 pm Friday, April 7, 2023

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The second annual Crime Victims’ Rights Kick-off Event brings together local residents to honor Suffolk’s crime victims.

Sponsored by the Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney’s victim/witness program, the free event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22 with registration for the walk. This is followed by the survivor voice presentation at 9:30 a.m., and the walk in honor and remembrance of victims at 10 a.m.

The event is set for Lake Mead Park, 201 Holly Lawn Pkwy., and also features resources, food trucks, music, Chase from Paw Patrol, Touch-A-Truck and more.

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“We will have this for all victims of crime to attend and any family or friends and citizens who are interested in this free event,” said Joan Turner, community outreach coordinator for the Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

For additional information on the event, contact Victim/Witness Director Katie Gardner at 757-514-4381.