Victims of Crime

Hancock County works to protect victims of crime

2017-12-30T23:19:47+00:00October 23rd, 2015|

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Hancock County is taking new steps to better protect women and children who may have been victims of crime. Officials have hired a new deputy prosecutor who will work on some of the most difficult cases in Hancock County — domestic violence, sex crimes against women and some sex crimes [...]

Advocate beacon of hope for victims

2017-12-30T23:25:21+00:00July 12th, 2015|

By Caitlin VanOverberghe, Greenfield Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — The fates of the defendants in criminal cases filed by the Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office are easy to map out. There are meetings with law enforcement and lawyers; appearances in court; sometimes hearings, sometimes settlement conferences or pleas. Eventually, if they are found guilty, they receive a [...]