Types of Crisis:

Criminal Circumstances

In this section, you will find information on several types of crimes and investigations that often result with a victim, survivor or involved party experiencing a crisis. This information is intended to provide you with details about Law Enforcement’s response to each situation, how Victim Services can assist, what to expect afterward, and additional resources that are available to help.

Investigative Flow Charts

Below you will find flow charts that illustrate the criminal justice process for misdemeanor, felony, and sexual assault cases. These charts will show you the various steps in investigating the case and possible outcomes.

Non-Criminal Circumstances

There are many crisis situations that do not result from a criminal offense. In this section, you will find information on several non-criminal types of crisis, how Law Enforcement and Victim Services may assist, and additional resources that are available to provide support.

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