Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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Jacksonville marked the start of National Crime Victims’ Week Monday at City Hall, while Mayor Lenny Curry and State Attorney Melissa Nelson are traveling to Colorado researching new gun-tracking software.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News


National Crime Victims’ Rights Week began in Jacksonville on Monday.

Advocacy groups, including Families of Slain Children and the Justice Coalition, joined family members of victims at City Hall to kick off the observance. Many held photos of lost loved ones and wore t-shirts printed with their photos.