1. We want to hear from you - your opinion matters

The Dakota County Attorney's Office - Victim Witness Program would greatly appreciate your time and cooperation in completing this short 10 question survey to rate your experience with our program.  Your feedback will help us assess the effectiveness of our services and make positive changes.  The goal of this survey is to understand your experience with the Dakota County Victim Witness Program and the Victim Witness Specialist(s) you worked with, so please try to separate any contact you may have had with an attorney, judge, law enforcement officer, or any other criminal justice professional during the process.
 
If you would like someone to contact you after completing this survey, please include your name and contact information in the comments section of Question 10.
 
Thank you for your time and valuable input.

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* 1. If you requested notification of hearing updates, on average, how soon after the hearing were you updated  by the Victim Witness Specialist?

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* 2. How professional was the Victim Witness Specialist during your interactions?

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* 3. Were you able to understand the information that the Victim Witness Specialist provided to you?

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* 4. Would you agree that the assistance you received from the Victim Witness Specialist helped you gain a clear understanding of your rights as a victim and what was happening in your case?

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* 5. Did the Victim Witness Specialist encourage your participation in the criminal justice process?  (Examples: requested your input regarding a plea offer, provided options for a Victim Impact Statement, etc.)

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* 6. If you provided input regarding the case, do you feel your interests were accurately represented and considered?

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* 7. Which of the issues listed below did you experience, if any, during your experience with the Victim Witness Program?  Choose all that apply.

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* 8. Overall, how responsive was the Victim Witness Specialist to your questions or concerns?

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* 9. What is your overall satisfaction with your experience with the Victim Witness Program

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* 10. What changes would have improved your experience with the Victim Witness Program?  (If you would like to be contacted in regards to this survey, please enter your name and contact information here.)

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