Victims of Domestic Violence
Law Enforcement Officers after intervening in a domestic dispute are required to give the victim the following notice:
Domestic Violence Shelters in Wayne County
Interim House (Downtown) (313) 861-5300
My Sister’s Place (East side) (313) 371-3900
First Step (West side) (313) 459-5900
Information about emergency shelter, counseling services, and the legal rights of domestic violence victims is available from these resources.
You may obtain a copy of the police incident report by contacting:
Livonia Police Department
15050 Farmington Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154
Your Legal Rights:
THE RIGHT to ask the County Prosecutor to file a criminal complaint.
THE RIGHT to go to court and file a petition requesting an injunctive order to protect you or other members of your household from domestic abuse which could include the following-
An order restraining or enjoining the abuser from:
- Entering onto the premises
- Assaulting, beating, molesting, or wounding you
- Threatening to kill or physically injure you or another person
- Removing minor children from you, unless authorized by a custody or visitation order issued by a court
- Engaging in stalking behavior
Crime Victim’s Rights Act
Emergency and medical services may be available to crime victims.
Call for more information about:
Court process, trial and sentencing dates; and property obtained as evidence …
*Wayne County Prosecutors Office (313) 224-5800
(juvenile) (313) 224-1976
*Release of a defendant from Jail
Wayne County Sheriff’s Department (313) 224-2222
*Victim Assistance Program (313) 224-5800
*24 hr. Crisis Line (313) 224-7000
Crime Victim Compensation Board
P.O. Box 30026
Lansing, MI 48909