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Victims' Information

 ~VISION STATEMENT~

 

It is the vision of the Victim Services Unit to give Nevada crime victims a voice in corrections by providing information, services and support with compassion, respect & sensitivity.

 

 

~MISSION STATEMENT~

 

The Victim Services Unit is committed to:

 

  Provide
comprehensive information, assistance, advocacy, and support to those
harmed by crime including victims, their families, and communities;

 

  Building
a mutual understanding among victims, their families, community victim
groups and correctional staff while providing balance to the criminal
justice system for victims of crime;

 

  Integrate victims’ rights and services into program planning throughout the Department of Corrections;

 

  Develop community partnerships to advance the principles of victim services/issues;

 

  Train staff regarding the impact of crime on victims; and

 

  To establish, assess and expand current efforts to assist victims of crime.