Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Mayor Keltner recognizes Crime Victim's Rights Week


April 23, 2020

County Mayor, Jonah Keltner

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, seated, proclaimed April 19-25, 2020 as Crime Victims' Rights Week in Lewis County.

Tennesseans are the victims of thousands of crimes each year, affecting individuals, families and communities. Many survivors face barriers such as isolations, language limitations, distrust of the system, lack of transportation or cultural barriers that keep them from accessing the services and systems that can help them recover.

Marcy's Law ensures that victims of crime in Tennessee have the same equal rights as the accused and convicted. During the COVID-19 pandemic, vi...

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