As used in sections 2969.01 to 2969.06 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Offender" means a person who pleads guilty to, is convicted of, or is found not guilty by reason of insanity of an offense in this state or a person against whom a complaint or information has been filed or an indictment has been returned in this state.
(B) "Victim" means a person who suffers personal injury, death, or property loss as a result of any of the following, or the beneficiaries of an action for the wrongful death of any person killed as a result of any of the following:
(1) An offense;
(2) The good faith effort of a person to prevent an offense;
(3) The good faith effort of any person to apprehend a person suspected of engaging in an offense.
(C) "Member of the family of an offender" means an individual who is related by consanguinity or affinity to an offender.
Cite as R.C. § 2969.01
History. Effective Date: 11-15-1995