Man sentenced to 20 years for killing woman in wrong-way collision

FLORENCE, Ariz. (June 4, 2019) – Globe resident Jaeden Spurgeon, 20, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a judge. He pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault.

  • Manslaughter, a class 2 felony
  • Aggravated Assault, a class 3 felony, endangering an officer
  • Aggravated Assault, a class 3 felony, recklessly causing an injury with a dangerous instrument

On April 10, 2017, Globe Police Department took a domestic violence report about a man who reportedly stole his girlfriend’s black SUV. When police found the SUV, Jaeden Spurgeon was driving in a parking lot. When one officer tried to approach Spurgeon’s car on foot, Spurgeon sped up and nearly hit the officer before he fled on US60. Multiple police agencies pursued Spurgeon for about 20 miles but stopped their pursuit after Spurgeon began driving the wrong-way on a divided highway for another nine miles. During that time, at least five people called 911. The defendant later admitted to police he was driving up to 100 miles per hour. When police caught up to Spurgeon, they discovered he collided with two other cars.

While Spurgeon was driving the wrong-way, he killed one woman and seriously injured her male passenger. The woman, pinned in the car, died of blunt force trauma. Another woman, driving a third car, was also involved in the collision, but was not injured.

Spurgeon pleaded guilty to manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault.   One count of aggravated assault was for intentionally putting an officer in reasonable fear of imminent physical injury. And the other aggravated assault for recklessly causing an injury with a dangerous instrument.

“We feel we have given the victims justice, but their pain continues.  The decedent’s mother told the judge that she is losing her eyesight.  Her daughter promised to help her when she went totally blind.  Now, she needs her daughter’s help, but the Defendant killed her while he was fleeing from the police.” Prosecutor Matthew Reed said.

The judge sentenced Spurgeon to the maximum 20 years in prison. Spurgeon received a twelve-year sentence for manslaughter followed by another eight years for aggravated assault. The second aggravated assault sentence of 7.5 years will run concurrently with the manslaughter charge.

Here is the Spurgeon Sentence Press Release.

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Victim Statements

“The sentence will act as a stern deterrent. It’s been two years, and I am still scared when I drive. You wonder when it will stop, but it’s just something you have to learn to live with.”

– Ana Campos, Victim

“The sentence was right.  He killed my mom.  He nearly killed me and he nearly hit that cop. Someone with a driver’s license takes on a big responsibility.  He put multiple lives in danger.  I saw his head lights coming at me and I knew he was on the wrong side of the road.  I believe he was fully aware of what he was doing. I just hope that he reflects on what he did and one day he will realize what he did to my grandma.”

– Brandon Gee, Victim

“Nobody should think the sentence was too harsh.  He was charged with second degree murder and he pleaded to manslaughter.  He was charged with ten counts and he pleaded to three.  If he went to trial on what he was charged with, he would have served a much longer sentence. The only person he cared about was himself.  He was so selfish. I’m glad the judge considered his prior contact with the law.  He is young, but he has four prior adjudications and one for a felony offence.   The judge was fair.  He considered the mitigation and the aggravation.  Any judge who considered all the aggravation would have given that sentence.”

– Karen Todd, Victim

Maricopa Woman Guilty of First-Degree Premeditated Murder

Florence, Ariz. (May 8, 2019) – A jury convicted 34-year-old Kathryn Sinkevitch of first-degree premeditated murder on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Major Crimes Bureau Chief Shawn Jensvold and Deputy County Attorney David Ahl lead the prosecution.

“We are pleased with the jury’s verdict because it is entirely consistent with the evidence presented at trial. The evidence, which was both direct and circumstantial, pointed directly to Sinkevitch and there is no reason to suspect that anyone else killed Michael,” Shawn Jensvold said.

On December 16, 2016, City of Maricopa Police Department received multiple 911 calls of shots fired. When police arrived on scene they discovered 31-year-old Michael Agerter shot in the head and back. Agerter was seated in his car, parked in his garage. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police soon discovered that Agerter was on the phone with his younger sister at the time he was murdered.

Police discovered Agerter had a home surveillance system at his residence. After watching some recorded footage, detectives saw what appeared to be a female subject walking quickly from a white minivan parked across the street from Agerter’s house just after he pulled into his garage. The subject was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and shoes, gloves, and carrying papers in one hand with a bag draped over her shoulder. The subject was outside the views of the cameras briefly, then reappeared and scurried back across the street to the white minivan and sped away. Police ran a background check on Agerter and discovered that he had been in several legal disputes with the defendant, Kathryn Sinkevitch.

Agerter and Sinkevitch were romantically involved until they broke up in March 2016. In April 2016, Agerter was granted an order of protection in Maricopa County Superior Court against Sinkevitch. Records show Agerter made efforts to conceal his new address from Sinkevitch. Police also discovered Michael filed a motion to establish paternity and requested parenting time for his and Sinkevitch’s son, who was born in October. Agerter never saw his son before he was murdered, and the paternity results later confirmed he was the boy’s father.

During the investigation, police tracked Sinkevitch to a residence belonging to her friend and co-worker. Sinkevitch’s gray Mitsubishi Mirage and her co-worker’s white Chrysler Town and Country were parked outside the residence. The van appeared identical to the van seen on Agerter’s home surveillance system. Sinkevitch’s co-worker denied driving to Maricopa during the afternoon of Agerter’s murder. Upon reviewing workplace surveillance video, detectives discovered Sinkevitch was not at work all day as she claimed in an earlier interview. Police confirmed Sinkevitch had ample time to drive to Agerter’s house, commit the murder, and return to work. Police arrested Sinkevitch in Avondale, Arizona on December 21, 2016, after receiving a tip. Witnesses told police Sinkevitch owned a handgun, but a gun was never located.

“We agree with defense counsel’s assessment that the defendant received a fair trial. As reflected by the fact that they deliberated over 2 days before returning a verdict, it is clear that the jurors took their responsibilities very seriously. However, we disagree that any legal errors were committed during the trial that are likely to result in the defendant’s conviction being overturned on appeal,” Jensvold said.

Sinkevitch will be sentenced on June 6, 2019, at Pinal County Superior Courthouse. At that time, she will receive a natural life sentence.

 

Statement from the Agerter Family:

“On behalf of Mike’s friends and family, we would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to everyone involved in achieving this verdict. From the first officer on site that continuously talked to Mike even though it was clear he was gone, through the ranks to Detective Dennison, Deputy County Attorneys David Ahl and Shawn Jensvold, we thank you. The behind the scenes effort, work and support given by Paralegal Christine Forbes and Victim Advocate Sonia Campos were incredibly invaluable to our family throughout this two-year ordeal. The team spent countless hours away from their families so ours would finally attain peace. Also, to the jurors who were tasked with making the painful decision of enacting justice for Mike. He took every legal precaution to protect himself and was trying to do the same for his child. Domestic violence knows no boundaries. Mike’s attempt to protect the child he never met escalated her aggression towards him, ultimately leading to his death.”

Grant Funds Will Support Crime Victim Awareness

FLORENCE, Ariz. (February 7, 2019) – The Office for Victims of Crime has selected Pinal County Attorney’s Office for a grant to bring awareness to the public about crime victims’ rights and other services available in the community. As an applicant for the 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Projects, PCAO was granted up to $5724.00 for community projects proposed in our application. Pinal County Attorney’s Office was one of 92 projects selected among nearly 200 total applicants. The Victim Services Division has twelve victim advocates who answer questions, offer support, and accompany victims to court. Additionally, we work diligently within the community to establish relationships by attending monthly meetings in the county and statewide offering assistance and resources whenever possible. Our office plans to use the grant money to host awareness events on topics like victims’ rights, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, drunk driving, fraud, substance abuse, bullying, and suicide prevention.

In 2017, Pinal County Attorney’s Office victim advocates served nearly 930 victims and provided more than 25,700 services to victims of abuse.  It is important that if you are a victim of crime your voice be heard and therefore the Arizona Constitution affords crime victims specific rights. PCAO strongly encourages victims’ of crime to know their rights and the services that are available to them.

For more information regarding victims’ rights, victim compensation, and additional services available to victims please refer to our website at: https://pinalcountyattorney.org/.

News Release for Crime Victim Awareness Grant Funds

PCAO trains with ASU experts on domestic violence app

FLORENCE, Ariz. (December 10, 2018) – Pinal County Attorney’s Office and Arizona State University’s School of Social Work Survivor Link teamed up for a two-hour training on the myPlan app.  ASU experts trained roughly 25 PCAO staff, law enforcement and victim advocates on the myPlan app to enhance their interaction with survivors of domestic abuse.

MyPlan app is a personalized safety planning tool for survivors of domestic violence.  The app was developed to help women create a safety plan in dangerous situations of intimate partner violence.  It combines a danger assessment measuring the lethality and the severity of abuse and a decision aid to encourage survivors to reach out for help.

During the event, Pinal County Attorney’s Office Victim Services and Family Advocacy Center staff went through abuse scenarios.  Staff members used these scenarios to learn how to navigate the app and to understand how the tool might be useful for women who are in abusive relationships.  According to ASU Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Megan Brown, 28.8% of women report having experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

“Over and over survivors say they are more comfortable sharing their story with the app first,” Brown said.

In 2017, victim advocates provided services to 25,755 people in our county according to Pinal County Attorney’s Office.

 

 

 

Diversion

Make a Diversion payment on the Pinal County Diversion Payment Portal.

At the discretion of the County Attorney, a defendant may participate in the PCAO Adult Diversion Program.  This program is administered pursuant to A.R.S. § 11-361 et seq. and is subject to individual eligibility criteria.

In this video, Kourtney talks about how she ended up in PCAO’s Diversion Program

Under this program, a defendant enters a formal agreement that includes his/her admission to the crime and the defendant’s promise to abide by all program requirements. Diversion typically begins before formal legal proceedings commence. Diversion benefits the State and victims by resolving cases in a prompt and efficient manner, saving both time and public funds. Additionally, defendants  are more likely to successfully complete diversion programs and have lower recidivism rates than those sentenced to probation or prison. Before a defendant begins Diversion, PCAO calls the victim to discuss the matter. Court proceedings are suspended during participation in Diversion, except for occasional review hearings to confirm the defendant’s progress and compliance with program requirements. Successful completion results in dismissal of the charge(s) and no further prosecution of that matter; while failure to complete Diversion generally results in resumption of the criminal court proceedings and prosecution of the alleged offense(s).



Diversion FAQ’s


At the discretion of the County Attorney, a defendant may participate in the Pinal County Attorney’s Office (PCAO) Adult Diversion Program.  This program is administered pursuant to A.R.S. 11-361 et seq. and is subject to individual eligibility criteria.

There is no specific timetable for this program. Diversion is completed once all requirements are fulfilled. The length of the program will be determined by the requirements deemed necessary.

This self-pay program is at the defendant’s expense. Program fees are determined at intake based on federal guidelines.

Upon successful completion of the program, the charges will be dismissed resulting in no criminal conviction.

Offenders are held accountable for their actions, but are also given the opportunity to correct negative behavior associated with criminal activity.

Failure to complete Diversion generally results in resumption of prosecution of the alleged offense(s).

Bad Checks

Pay for a bad check by clicking on the Pinal County Bad Check Payment Portal.

The passing of bad checks is a form of fraud and an offense taken seriously by the Pinal County Attorney’s Office. Even the most diligent of merchants can be the victim of a bad check writer. The Pinal County Attorney’s Office Bad Check Program is funded in part by fees paid by the bad check writer and is FREE to victims and merchants.

This program is provided to help reimburse any individuals or merchants for the losses they incur as the result of receiving bad checks.

This Bad Check Program Guidebook contains all the information you will need to participate in this free service.

See the FAQ below for more information on bad checks.

If you or your business receives a bad check in exchange for goods or services, fill out a Crime Report (first time victims only), attach the bad check to a completed Witness Form (use a separate form for each bad check), and mail or deliver these materials to our office:

Pinal County Attorney’s Office, Bad Check Program, PO Box #887 Florence, AZ 85132.

If there is sufficient evidence to prove the ID of the check writers, we will take action — including criminal prosecution — to collect the funds you are owed from the bad check writer plus a $25 merchant fee at no cost to you.

We can only handle checks where the check writer’s identity can be proven. There are also other types of cases that are not handled by the Bad Check Program, such as:

• Stale Checks: Checks that are older than 180 days past the date issued are considered stale and usually are declined. It is preferable that all checks are submitted as promptly as possible.

• Postdated Checks: These types of checks are considered an extension of credit and are inappropriate for prosecution under Arizona law.

• Credit Card Accounts

• Traveler’s Checks

• Health Savings Accounts

• Checks issued, passed or accepted in another county or state.

• Any check for which partial payment has been accepted. Acceptance of a partial payment constitutes an extension of credit or a loan, resulting in a civil defense.

• Checks with illegible, forged, dual or stamped signatures

• Checks that involve civil disputes

Most “first time” bad check writers will be provided an opportunity to avoid prosecution by payment of full restitution and state-mandated fees. If the check writer does not make full restitution, and if sufficient evidence for criminal charges is available, criminal prosecution may be initiated. If the check writer is a repeat offender, or if evidence exists of intent to defraud from the beginning, the County Attorney will attempt to prosecute. Bad check writers face a maximum penalty of 6 months in jail for each bad check; $2,500 in fines, restitution up to twice the amount of the check; and state-mandated collection fees pursuant to A.R.S 13-1807 and 13-1810.

We encourage the victims to contact the check writer to resolve the issue of non-payment. We have provided “Demand for Payment” guidelines and example letters you can mail to the check writer. This should be taken prior to contacting the Bad Check Program. For more in-depth information about the Bad Check Program – read our guidebook.

Once a check has been submitted to the Bad Check Program, do not accept payment for the check! Any money sent to you by the check writer should be immediately returned to the check writer or forwarded to the Bad Check Program with a note requesting the money be applied to your specific case.

Writing a bad check may result in criminal charges filed, a summons to court, warrant for your arrest and having a permanent record of being a bad check writer. The Bad Check Program may offer you, the check writer, the opportunity to divert this matter from going to court. If eligible, the balance must be paid in full before criminal charges are filed, then this offense may not go on your permanent record. Payments can be mailed into the Pinal County Attorney’s Office, Bad Check Program, PO Box #887, Florence, AZ 85132 We only accept money orders or cashier’s checks. Include your Personal ID (PID) number on all forms of payment. A receipt will be given or mailed to you showing the payment was received and your account credited. Do not pay the merchant(s), or the person(s) to whom the check was originally written.

*NOTE: The Pinal County Attorney’s Office cannot provide legal advice to private individuals. You are encouraged to seek legal counsel of your choosing to resolve any questions or concerns you may have.

Yes. As long as our office has not filed a criminal case against you and this is your first bad check, we offer the option of Diversion. Contact our office to set up a time to come in and sign the Diversion paperwork. Signing the Diversion agreement will set you up on a 6-month payment plan until the amount owed is paid in full. A signed Diversion agreement is a document admitting to the crime but gives you the opportunity to resolve the matter without going to court, as long as payments are made monthly. If one payment is missed, your case will automatically be sent to court and criminal charges may be brought against you.

You have the following options:

• You can pay off the entire balance owed to the Bad Check Program. After the office receives payment in full, the Program will send a dismissal to the Justice Court your case is filed in. You should also contact the Justice Court, as the courts impose their own fines and fees per case.

• Enter into Diversion, pay restitution in full along with all fee’s within the 6-month time frame. Complete 20 hours of community service. The program will send a dismissal to the Justice Court your case is filed in. You should also contact the Justice Court, as the courts impose their own fines and fees per case.

Contact our office to let us know you will be submitting the following paperwork verifying that you were the victim of identity theft: police report, notarized letter from your banking institution and any additional information you have received regarding your ID theft. All information must be submitted to our office in a timely manner. We will have a detective review the information for accuracy. You may be required to come into the office to sign an affidavit of forgery. Until you provide the information requested, via email, fax or mail and is verified we will still show this as an open case.

Victim Rights Laws

Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights and Additional Victim’s Rights

Victims’ Rights Definitions: ARS 13-4401 (Adult) & ARS 8-382 (Juvenile).

Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights

For a full list of victims’ rights, please refer to Title 30, Chapter 40 within Arizona Revised Statutes.

Section 2.1. (A) To preserve and protect victims’ rights to justice and due process, a victim of crime has a right:

1. To be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity, and to be free from intimidation, harassment, or abuse, throughout the criminal justice process.

2. To be informed, upon request, when the accused or convicted person is released from custody or has escaped.

3. To be present at and, upon request, to be informed of all criminal proceedings where the defendant has the right to be present.

4. To be heard at any proceeding involving a post-arrest release decision, a negotiated plea, and sentencing.

5. To refuse an interview, deposition, or other discovery request by the defendant, the defendant’s attorney, or other person acting on behalf of the defendant.

6. To confer with the prosecution, after the crime against the victim has been charged, before trial or before any disposition of the case and to be informed of the disposition.

7. To read pre-sentence reports relating to the crime against the victim when they are available to the defendant.

8. To receive prompt restitution from the person or persons convicted of the criminal conduct that caused the victim’s loss or injury.

9. To be heard at any proceeding when any post-conviction release from confinement is being considered.

10. To a speedy trial or disposition and prompt and final conclusion of the case after the conviction and sentence.

11. To have all rules governing criminal procedure and the admissibility of evidence in all criminal proceedings protect victims’ rights and to have these rules be subject to amendment or repeal by the legislature to ensure the protection of these rights.

12. To be informed of victims’ constitutional rights.

(B) A victim’s exercise of any right granted by this section shall not be grounds for dismissing any criminal proceeding or setting aside any conviction or sentence.

(C) “Victim” means a person against whom the criminal offense has been committed or, if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person’s spouse, parent, child or other lawful representative, except if the person is in custody for an offense or is the accused.

(D) The legislature, or the people by initiative or referendum, have the authority to enact substantive and procedural laws to define, implement, preserve and protect the rights guaranteed to victims by this section, including the authority to extend any of these rights to juvenile proceedings.

(E) The enumeration in the constitution of certain rights for victims shall not be construed to deny or disparage others granted by the legislature or retained by victims.

Arizona Victims’ Bill of Rights (remove tab and add here) https://www.azleg.gov/const/2/2_1.htm

Victims’ Rights for Adult Offenses, Title 13, Chapter 40 https://www.azleg.gov/arsDetail/?title=13

Victims’ Rights for Juvenile Offenses, Title 8, Chapter 3, Article 7 https://www.azleg.gov/arsDetail/?title=8

Rule 39, Rules of Criminal Procedure

Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability. If you believe that you have experienced discrimination, you are encouraged to file a civil rights complaint as soon as possible. In most circumstances, you have only one year from the date of the incident to do so. To file a complaint, please complete the Compliant Verification Form at https://ojp.gov/about/ocr/pdfs/cvf.pdf and the Identity Release Statement at https://ojp.gov/about/ocr/pdfs/identity_rel.pdf. Then submit both forms to any of the following entities:

Office of Civil Rights
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW Washington, DC 20531

 Arizona Department of Public Safety
VOCA Administration, MD3915
Civil Rights Coordinator
P.O. Box 6638
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638
(602) 223-2491
www.azdps.gov/services/government/crime-victims

Office of the Arizona Attorney General
Civil Rights Division 1275 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-5263
https://www.azag.gov/complaints/victims-rights         

A.R.S. 13-4404 & 8-385

Victim rights for legal entities are limited.  A cooperation, partnership, association or other legal entity are afforded the following rights:

  • Notification of right to appear and be heard at any proceeding relating to restitution or sentencing of the person convicted of committing the criminal offense against the legal entity.
  • Notification of right to submit to the court a written statement containing information and opinion on restitution and sentencing.
  • On request of the victim, notify of the date, time and place of any proceeding relating to restitution or sentencing of the person convicted of committing the criminal offense against the legal entity.
  • A lawful representative of the legal entity has the right, if present, to be heard at any proceeding relating to restitution or disposition of the case.

ARS 13-4401 & 8-385

A neighborhood association may register with the city, town or county in which the neighborhood association is located to invoke the rights that are afforded pursuant to this article. The city, town or county shall establish procedures for the registration of neighborhood associations pursuant to this section. The procedures shall require the neighborhood association to provide to the city, town or county the name and telephone number of one person who shall act on behalf of the neighborhood association and who may receive notice or invoke rights pursuant to this section. The neighborhood association shall notify the city, town or county of any changes to this information. If the neighborhood association fails to keep this information current, the neighborhood association is deemed to have waived its rights under this section. For a neighborhood association to invoke their rights as a victim, the person who is registered with the city, town or county shall contact the law enforcement agency responsible for the arrest.

PRETRIAL DEFENSE INTERVIEWS 13-4433 & 8-412 (Victim’s right to refuse an interview).  

The victim of a crime has the right to decide whether they would like to grant or refuse to submit to a pre-trial/defense interview, deposition or other discovery requests by the defendant’s attorney or investigator. If the defense attorney wishes to interview the victim, he or she must make his/her request through the Deputy County Attorney. The assigned victim advocate will notify the victim of their rights regarding the pre-trial/defense interview.  If the victim agrees to an interview, they are entitled to the following rights:

  • The defendant’s attorney or agent of the defendant shall only initiate contact with the victim through the prosecutor’s office.
  • Have a member of the County Attorney’s Office be present during the interview.
  • Be accompanied to the interview by a relative or support person, who is not a witness to the case.
  • Refuse to answer any questions during the interview.
  • Terminate the interview at any time.
  • Place reasonable conditions for the interview (date, time, duration and location).

A.R.S. 13-4439 & 8-420

Victims are not required to attend court unless they are subpoenaed, however they do have the right to attend any hearing at which the defendant has the right to be present ARS 13-4420. The Pinal County Attorney’s Office will make every effort to minimize the time the victim spends in court.

By law, if the victim’s employer is in Arizona and has 50 or more employees in each of twenty or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, the victim has the right to leave work to attend court proceedings in their case or to obtain an Order of Protection or Injection Against Harassment, or any other injunctive relief to ensure the health, safety or welfare of the victim or the victim’s child. However, an employer is not required to compensate an employee who is a victim of a crime. The employer may require the victim to utilize accrued vacation leave, personal leave or sick time. The employer may not refuse to hire, dismiss or demote an employee when they exercise their right to leave work. An employer may limit the leave provided it creates an undue hardship on the business. In order to leave work pursuant to this right the employee must:

  1. Provide the employer with a copy of the form provided to them by the law enforcement agency.
  2. If applicable, give the employer a copy of the notice of each scheduled proceeding provided to the victim by the agency responsible for notification.

The employer shall keep confidential records regarding the employee’s leave. For more information, please refer to our Crime Victims’ Right to Leave Work brochure.

The victim has a right to be present and heard at any proceeding in which the defendant has filed to have their rights to possess a firearm restored ARS 13-4441. In order for this right to be invoked the victim has to complete a Post-Conviction Notification Request form and return it to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office, Victim Services Division.

Per ARS 12-771, a person, or a prosecuting agency on behalf of the person, may petition the superior court for a judicial determination of the person’s factual innocence if as a result of the person’s personal identifying information being taken, the person’s name was either:

  1. Used by another person, who was arrested, cited or charged with a criminal offense
  2. Entered as a record of judgement of guilt in a criminal case.

Pursuant to ARS 13-4440, the victim has a right to be present and heard at any proceeding in which a person’s factual innocence is being considered. The victim will receive written notice of the time, date and location of the hearing. If the court makes a determination of factual innocence, the prosecuting agency shall provide the victim with a copy of the court order within fifteen days after the order is entered.



Victim Services


The Pinal County Attorney’s Office strives to ensure that victims of crime are treated with fairness, respect, and dignity through its Victims Services programs. The Pinal County Attorney’s Office is staffed with victim advocates and legal assistants dedicated to ensuring victims’ rights are upheld and assisting victims of crime in navigating the criminal/juvenile justice system. Advocates provide victims with information on the many valuable resources offered by the community. Before charges are formally filed against a suspect, the victim will need to speak with the reporting law enforcement agency for updates on the incident.  After charges are formally filed, a victim advocate is assigned to assist you with your case. In addition to serving victims of crime, advocates are available to provide domestic violence awareness training to the community.

The Pinal County Attorney’s Office has taken a very strong position on victims’ rights and is constantly seeking ways to improve the services we provide to crime victims. All victims of crime should be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity. As such, we have created a survey Victim Satisfaction Survey geared toward your experience with our Victim Advocates and Court Facility Dog team. Responses are utilized to improve processes, the services we provide, and to recognize those employees who perform above and beyond expectations. We also use this information for grant reporting purposes and responses can determine whether we will receive future funding. If you have any additional comments regarding the Victim Services Division, please provide those in the comments section at the bottom of the survey.

Forms and Surveys