Victims Assistance

Crime victims find the criminal justice system a frightening and intimidating process. However, victims do have rights and the criminal justice system today is taking positive steps to ensure that victims receive the dignity denied them by the criminal. Our office is here to provide information, assistance and support during a truly difficult time. At any point in time, anyone could be the victim of a crime. Victims have no choice in becoming victims and many find themselves alone, helpless, and without resources. If you or someone you care about is a victim of a crime, you may contact trained and caring victim advocates in my office ready to help you at 575-647-8553.

The Victim Witness Assistance Program was created to assist with the trauma and the burden suffered by those as a result of a commission of a crime. Any Third District crime victim will be able to call:

Victim Assistance Hotline at 575-647-8553. from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and speak to a Victim Advocate Monday-Friday.