DPSCS Events Planned For National Crime Victims’ Right Week, April 22-27

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Towson, MD (April 20, 2012) --- National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is a national observance meant to promote victims’ rights and honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

DPSCS takes victims’ rights very seriously, with dedicated units at every level of our system. The Department’s recent reorganization has streamlined victim services throughout the State. Each year, DPSCS hosts a number of Department-wide events. This year, there will be three regional events: one in Frederick, one in Baltimore, and one in conjunction with the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center at the University of Maryland University College.

Tuesday, 4/24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
30th anniversary of the MD Crime Victims’ Resource Center DPSCS is a sponsor of the retrospective artwork exhibit honoring Stephanie Roper, whose death prompted her parents to begin what today has become the MD Crime Victims Resource Center. DPSCS will host a victim service open house at this location.
University of MD University College Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. E. in Langley Park

Wednesday, 4/25 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Baltimore
DPSCS Victims’ Rights Open House
Seton Community Supervision Office, 4750 Mt. Hope Drive in northwest Baltimore

Thursday, 4/26 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Frederick
DPSCS Victims’ Rights Open House
DPSCS Community Supervision Office, 100 East All Saints Street in Frederick