DODD 1030.01(D) 04/23/2007
VICTIM AND WITNESS ASSISTANCE
|Publication Date:||23 April 2007|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues reference (a) to update Department of Defense (DoD) policies and responsibilities for providing assistance to victims and witnesses of crimes committed in violation of reference (b).
Implements references (c) and (d) by providing guidance for assisting victims and witnesses of crime from initial contact through investigation, prosecution, and confinement.
This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of Inspector General of the DoD (IG, DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.