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MCRD Parris Island

Parris Island, South Carolina
Victim and Witness Assistance Program

Ms. Teresa Johnson
Installation Victim Witness Liaison Officer, MCRD Parris Island
(843) 228-4095

Victim's Rights  

(1) To be treated with fairness and respect for the victim's dignity and privacy.

(2) To be reasonably protected from the accused.

(3) To be notified of any decision to dispose of an allege offense at court-martial, NJP or ADSEP proceedings.

(4) To be present at all public court-martial, NJP, and ADSEP proceedings, unless the court or legal advisor, after receiving clear and convincing evidence, determines that testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at the proceeding.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present.

(5) To be reasonably heard at any public proceeding involving release, plea, sentencing, or parole of the accused.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present. 

(6) To confer with the attorney for the Government in the case. 

(7) To receive information about the conviction, sentence, confinement, and release of the accused. 

(8) To be notified of the apprehension of an accused, the initial appearance of an accused before a military judge, the release of the accused pending court-martial, any escape of the accuse, and the time and location of any trial, NJP, or ADSEP proceedings (including entry of guilty pleas and sentencing).

(9) To proceeding free from unreasonable delay.

(10) To receive available restitution.

Resources
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Department of Defense Directive 1030.1 - Victim and Witness Assistance
Department of Defense Instruction 1030.2 - Victim and Witness Assistance Procedures
Department of Defense Instruction 6400.07 - Standards for Victim Assistance Services in the Military Community
Department of Defense Instruction 1342.24 - Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents  
Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5800.11B - Victim and Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
Marine Corps Order 5800.14 Victim-Witness Assistance Program 
Parris Island Order 5800.1 Victim-Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
Marine Corps Order 1752.5B Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
VWAP Contact List - Council and Coordinators for MCAS New River (updated 10 March 2018) 
VWAP Tracker Form (2018)
VWAP Intake Form 
Article 139 Flowchart
Marine & Family Service, MCAS New River (910) 449-6110 - Victim Advocate
MCRD Parris Island Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPRP)
Sample Appointing Order  
Sample VWAP Flyer
DOD VWAP Council Webpage
HQMC VWAP Website (Has annual VWAP training)
Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice Website
Military and Civilian Resources
MCAS New River Annual VWAP Training (2018)
VWAC Unit Training Brief
Building an Effective VWAP program
Information and Referral Sheet from OVC
Web Resource from The National Crime Victim Advocate  
SC Victim Assistance Network
National Victim Assistance and Criminal/Juvenile Justice Website Roster
National Information and Referral Resources for Crime Victim/Survivor Assistance 
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VWAP Contact List - Council and Coordinators for MCRD Parris Island

VWAP Tracker Form (2018)
VWAP Intake Form 
Article 139 Flowchart
Marine & Family Service, MCAS New River (910) 449-6110 - Victim Advocate
MCRD Parris Island Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPRP)
Sample Appointing Order  
Sample VWAP Flyer
DOD VWAP Council Webpage
HQMC VWAP Website (Has annual VWAP training)
Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice Website
Military and Civilian Resources
MCRD Parris Island Annual VWAP Training 
VWAC Unit Training Brief
Building an Effective VWAP program
Information and Referral Sheet from OVC
Web Resource from The National Crime Victim Advocate  
SC Victim Assistance Network
National Victim Assistance and Criminal/Juvenile Justice Website Roster
National Information and Referral Resources for Crime Victim/Survivor Assistance 
Transitional Compensation Overview 

MARADMIN 314/00 TRANSITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR ABUSED FAMILY MEMBERS
MARADMIN 398/04 TRANSITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR ABUSED FAMILY MEMBERS
MARADMIN 202/06 TRANSITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR ABUSED FAMILY MEMBERS (TCAFM) 

South Carolina Crime Victims Compensation Services

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Mission
The Marine Corps executes a professional Victim and Witness Assistance Program in order to reduce the trauma, frustration and inconvenience experienced by victims and witnesses of crime; inform victims of their statutory rights; and, assist victim and witness understanding of the military justice process. See MCO 5800.14