We Provide General Information Regarding the Criminal Justice System
Many crime victims find the criminal justice system a frightening and intimidating process. If you are impacted by a crime or a victim of crime, the Victim Assistance Division is here to help provide information, assistance, and support during this difficult time. Our advocates are available to help you understand how the system works because many victims find themselves alone, helpless, and without resources.
NM SAVIN New Mexico Statewide Automated Victim Information Notification
New Mexico Statewide Automated Victim Information Notification (NM SAVIN) is a FREE service that provides crime victims, their families, and any other interested persons with court hearing notification on criminal cases being handled by the New Mexico District Attorneys’ Offices.
Upon registration for SAVIN, notification for upcoming court events for the criminal case for which you registered for will be sent to you. As an example: Notice of Arraignment, Jury Trial, Bench Trial, and Sentencing Hearing. Other notifications include the status of the case and changes to a scheduled court event. A detailed description of all notifications can be found under the NMSAVIN website.
Victims have the right to know, VINE is an automated service that allows you to track the custody status of offenders or court status by phone or internet. By registering, you will be notified if an offender is released, transferred or escapes. You can register to be notified by phone, text or email. VINE is a confidential service, operators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information: vinelink.com