Victim Assistance Program

RDNO RCMP Victim Services first opened in the Vernon Detachment in 1994. It provides support to those who have experienced tragedy or been the victim of a crime. Victim Services programs can provide victims with a variety of services including:

  • Emotional support
  • Immediate crisis intervention
  • Information about a victim's file
  • Practical assistance
  • Assistance in completing Victim Impact Statements, Victim Notification Applications  and applications for the Crime Victim Assistance Program
  • Orientation to and information on the criminal justice system and witness preparation.
  • Court accompaniment or the facilitation of court accompaniment
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies for additional services when applicable