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Identifying Roles and Responsibilities of Victim Services

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Opportunities to connect crime victims to specialized personnel and services are being missed. Join Office for Victims of Crime Fellow Amy Durall and Meg Garvin, Executive Director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute for this discussion on law enforcement-based victim services.

Law enforcement-based victim services are most effectively incorporated into agencies when clear roles and responsibilities are established and understood. These depend on models of service provision and partnerships – both internal and external to the agency. Jurisdiction-specific statutes can affect protections that victim services personnel can and cannot offer when serving victims and co-victims.

Information from this webinar can help participants understand the following—

  • service provision models,
  • victim services personnel role parameters, and
  • legal statutes related to communication with victims and co-victims.

Date Created: July 20, 2023