RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – Millions of Americans are affected by crime every year.
From April 24-30, the Office for Victims of Crime will lead communities across the country in their annual celebrations of National Victims of Crime Rights Week.
The Rivera Beach Police Department assists crime survivors at a public forum Tuesday.
The Help Crime Survivor Find Their Voice event will highlight the suffering and services available to victims of crime. Participants will be able to express the pain of losing a loved one and discuss how to navigate the criminal justice system.
A panel of speakers will include first responders, law enforcement officers, victim advocates, social service providers, justice system representatives and related support service providers.
Aldric Marshall of the Riviera Beach Victim Services Unit will host the event.
“The National Crime Victims’ Rights-Help Crime Survivors Find Their Voice event is an opportunity to celebrate progress, raise awareness of victims’ rights and services, and stand with our families, neighbors, friends and colleagues. whose life has been changed forever. by crime,” Mashall said.
The event will take place on April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Marina Event Center.