Crime Victim Compensation
Who is eligible?
- An innocent victim who suffers injury from a crime.
- A dependent or legal representative of an innocent victim who has been killed as a result of a crime.
- A person who is injured while aiding a crime victim or helping a police officer.
- A person who suffers a reaction from the death of a family or household member.
- Persons who are injured in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver.
- Persons who report the crime to law enforcement within five days in most cases.
- Persons who did not cause or contribute to the crime.
- Persons who cooperated with law enforcement.
What Compensation may be paid?
- Injury or death benefit up to $40,000.
- Medical, hospital, surgical, pharmacy, and mental health expenses.
- Lost wages.
- Loss of support to dependents of victims.
- Reasonable replacement cost of clothing or bedding held as evidence.
- Reasonable replacement value for property held as evidence or made unusable by lab testing.
- Reasonable costs for securing and cleaning a scene up to $1,000.
- Cost of homemaker services.
- Funeral services up to $2,000.
Changes to Metered Parking near UWSP
The City of Stevens Point will be implementing changes to the on-street multi-space metered parking around the University. Changes will include an expansion of the metered zone, reduced enforcement hours, and an increase to the hourly rate.
New Overnight Parking Regulations and Enforcement
The City of Stevens Point Common Council approved changes to the Overnight Parking Ordinance, 9:05(1). One exception to this ordinance is the creation of overnight permits that can be purchased online, on mobile devices, and at one kiosk downtown.
Update - Suspicious Incident in Alley
Sunday, August 12, approx. 3:37 am, Stevens Point Police & Portage Co. Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2600 block of Jefferson St. Officers spoke with the female and her husband and found that no assault had occurred.