IHIT Family Guide

This guide is intended to provide Support for Families of Homicide Victims or Missing Persons where Foul Play is Suspected.

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Guide Overview

This guide provides an understanding of the investigative process and support resource options.

About Victim Services

Victim Services programs are available to anyone who has been a victim of crime.


It is important to take the time to grieve.

Investigation Process

Learn what the investigational steps are and about how evidence is gathered.

Media Use

Before speaking to the media or using social media please contact the primary investigator assigned.

How to Help

All information you can provide is critical to an investigation.

Victim's Rights

A victim is any person who has suffered physical or emotional harm, property damage, or economic loss as a result of a crime.

Support & Resources

Learn what resources are available to help provide support to families.

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