Cheltenham Township Neighborhood Watch

Victim Support...

Your Rights as a Crime Victim

  • You have the right to receive information about basic services, including your eligibility to recive financial assistance.
  • You have the right to provide input into the sentencing and post-sentencing decisions as well as on the offender's release, parole, community treatment, work release, etc.
  • If the abuser named in the Protection From Abuse (PFA) order is jailed for either a violation of the order or for a personal injury crime against a victim protected by the order, then, you have the right to receive immediate notice of his or her release on bail.
  • You have the right to know the details of the final outcome of your case.
  • You have the right to be accompanied to all criminal court proceedings by a family member, a victim advocate, or a support person.
  • You have the right to be informed about the offender's status, including bail, escape, release, and arrest.
  • You have the right to receive help in preparing an oral and/or written victim impact statement.

Pennsylvania Crime Victims PDF
We are here to help. You may feel better talking to someone in our community who has experienced a similar crime. We also have some written articles on crime victims in our community. You're not alone, and we won't leave you alone. You're a member of our community.

Steering Committee

If you would like to be involved in the strategic direction of Cheltenham Watch, then, please consider joining the 'Steering Committee.'

911

Hear It, See It, Report It

Anonymous Tip Line

To quote Sgt. John Slavin of CHPD, if something doesn't feel right, report it immediately to the police.

Please note, you must tell the 911 dispatcher that you're located in Montgomery county.