Safe House Law and Legal Definition

Safe house refers to short- and long-term housing and related support services for victims and families following victimization. It is a secure location, suitable for hiding witnesses, agents or other persons perceived as being in danger.

The following is an example of a case law on safe house:

The safe houses were alleged used to harbor fugitives and for meetings at which crimes were planned. [United States v. Buck, 1987 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 736 (D.N.Y. 1987)].