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City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
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The Alexandria Victim Witness Assistance Program

Services Available to Victims of Crime in Alexandria

The Alexandria Victim-Witness Assistance Program, part of the Commonwealth Attorney's Office, provides the following services, both in English and Spanish:

  • In cases where an arrest is made, make contact with victims prior to the court date and answer any questions they may have about the court process.
  • Provide outreach to victims of crime in cases where an arrest is not made (robbery, burglary, felonious assault, abduction, homicide, grand larceny auto, stalking, car jacking, etc.)
  • Insure that victims have a voice throughout the criminal justice process.
  • Make referrals to social service agencies that provide emergency financial, medical or psychological assistance to crime victims.
  • Provide information about and assist victims with filing for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund.
  • Arrange pre-trial meetings between the prosecutor and victim and provide a tour of the courtroom
  • Provide the victim and family members with court accompaniment the day of the hearing
  • Provide victims with victim impact statements and assist them with filling out the statements, when requested
  • Send victims a letter telling them of the sentence and providing them with parole input or dept. of corrections notification forms
  • Assist victims with getting property returned which is being held as evidence
  • Assist victims with collection of overdue restitution
  • Refer victims to area support groups
  • Respond to the scene of a robbery at a business to provide crisis intervention and incident debriefing to the business' employees

**If you have been the victim of a crime in Alexandria, please call the Victim-Witness Assistance Program, (703-746-4100) Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. for assistance.

Courthouse, 520 King St., Suite 301
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4100
Fax: 703.746.4466
E-mail

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.