In cases concerning gross violence, serious threats, or sexual offences (such as rape), you will be assigned a contact person if the police expect you to appear in court as a witness. You may also be assigned a contact person in other cases if necessary.
The contact person will be able to provide you with guidance and information about your legal position and about the case. You can read about the criminal justice process here.
In addition, the contact person can tell you about your options for special consideration to be taken when you appear in court. The contact person is typically a police officer. Read more about your options for special consideration to be taken when you appear in court as a witness. You can talk to the police about getting a contact person.