Can I have someone with me when I am given sensitive or upsetting information?

You have the right to have other family members or support people present when you are being given sensitive or upsetting information. The police may try to tell you that having other parties know this information may jeopardize the investigation; this is highly unlikely. If you are feeling opposition, insist on having support present. 

Mennonite Central Committee Canada. (2011). Getting through the maze: A guidebook for survivors of homicide.

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