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Victims' Information



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.





The Victim Services Unit is committed to:


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


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.