If you have been the victim of a violent crime in Minnesota the Crime Victims Reparations Board may be able to assist you. They provide financial help to victims and their families for losses incurred as a result of the crime.
A victim of a crime has the right to receive restitution as part of the disposition of a criminal charge. You may request restitution as part of a defendant’s sentence by filling out an Affidavit for Restitution and returning this to the Polk County Attorney’s Office.
If you are having financial troubles as a result of being a victim of a crime, one of our Victim Assistance Specialists may be able to help you find resources specific to your situation.