National Crime Victim's Rights Week recognized in Fulton County

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Officials in Fulton County hosted an event to recognize National Crime Victim's Rights Week.

Friday afternoon, members of the Fulton County District Attorney's Office, the Fulton County Solicitor General's Office, and the U.S. Attorney's Office held a walk and balloon release in honor of the event.

National Crime Victim's Week is a nationwide event led by a branch of the department of justice.

Atlanta-area organizers said it's really about recognizing victims and making sure they know what support systems are open to them.

Nationwide, the theme of this year's event is "Expand the Circle." It's focused on ensuring every victim has access to services and support.