Crime Victims Week (Nov./25 ~ Dec./1)

November 25th (Wed.) to December 1st (Thu.) is “Crime Victims Week”.
Crime victims and their families suffer not only from the direct and economic damage caused by crime, but also from serious psychological damage. Why don’t we take this opportunity to think about the situation crime victims are in and how we can support them?

In addition, the town provides support for crime victims based on the “Oizumi-machi Hanzai-Higaisha-tou Shien-Jorei (Oizumi Town Crime Victims Support Ordinance)”. For more information, please refer to the “Oizumi-machi Hanzai-Higaisha-tou Shien-Jorei (Oizumi Town Crime Victims Support Ordinance) page.

Panel Exhibition on Supporting for Crime Victims

In conjunction with this “Crime Victims Week”, the town will hold a panel exhibition on supporting crime victims, co-hosted by the Crime Victim Support Office of the Gunma Prefectural Police Headquarters, the Oizumi Police Station, and the Crime Victim Support Center Step Gunma. Please refer to the following handbill for details.

Period

10:00AM ~ 4:00PM on December 6th (Mon.) and 7th (Tue.)
10:00AM ~ 3:00PM on December 8th (Wed.)

Location

Chomin Hall (Townspeople Hall) on the 1st floor of the Town Hall

Contents

  • Panel exhibition on supporting system for Crime Victims
  • Exhibition of the life message human-shaped panel “Messenger”
  • Distribution of leaflets on supporting for crime victims, Display of DVD video
  • Setting up a book collection box for “Hon-de-ring” donations 
  • Interview consultation by the Crime Victim Support Office of the Police and the Crime Victim Support Center Step Gunma

What is the life message human-shaped panel “Messenger”? 

This is a life-size human-shaped panel of crime victim. The panel is accompanied by the true face of the victim and a message written by the family of the victim. In addition to the human panel, shoes, which are the living proof of the victims’ lives, are displayed to convey the preciousness and importance of life.

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What is “Hon-de-ring“?

Hon-de-ring” is a support ring connected by books. We would like to ask you to donate your books, etc. and the profits from their sales will be used to support the victims of crime. Items that can be donated include books (with ISBN and published after 2011), DVDs, album CDs, game consoles, and game software. If you have any items to donate, please bring them to us.

Contact Information

Multicultural Cooperation Division
Phone: 0276-63-3111
Counter: The 15th counter on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall