How we help

Our victim/witness specialists guide you through the court process.

Our services

We support victims and witnesses in cases being prosecuted by our office by:

  • Explaining your rights and help you understand legal process
  • Updating you on the status of the case
  • Supporting your participation in the court process, including:
    • Going to the courtroom with you when there is a hearing
    • Preparing you to give testimony
    • Reading your victim impact statement if you don't want to do it yourself
  • Advocating for you by:
    • Making sure prosecutors consider your input
    • Being your liaison to criminal justice agencies, such as law enforcement and corrections
  • Help you file requests for restitution
  • Refer you to appropriate counseling and other support services

Call 311 to speak with a victim/witness specialist and learn more

See what crimes our office prosecutes

Read about requests for restitution

Protecting victims of human trafficking

The City certifies visas for temporary legal status to help some crime victims.

Contact us

Minneapolis 311


7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays

Victim Services

City Attorney's Office




City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55415