On April 25, Mayor Barb Ballew joined forces with Green Hills Women’s Shelter, victim service programs, criminal justice officials and concerned citizens to proclaim April 22-28 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Daviess County.
The ceremony is also being observed across the United States.
The proclamation states that 23 million Americans are victims of crime each year. Of those, 5.2 million are victims of violent crimes.
Despite significant progress