Victim Witness Assistance Program

The Alexandria Victim-Witness Assistance Program is located in the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. This program is staffed by Crime Victim Advocates who provide support and services to victims of crime during the immediate aftermath of a crime and throughout the criminal justice process.

Page updated on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:49 AM

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 (i.e. reimbursement for medical bill and counseling expenses, etc...)
  • 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.

Servicios disponibles a víctimas y Testigos de delitos criminales

Este programa ubicado en la Oficina del Fiscal provee información y apoyo a todas aquellas personas que han sido víctimas y testigos de un incidente criminal.

¿Cómo Podemos Ayudarle? 

  • Ha sido lesionado, y tiene cobros médicos
  • Necesita información sobre agencias de servicios sociales que puedan proveerle asistencia financiera, médica, o psicológica
  • Quiere una explicación sobre el proceso de de justicia criminal
  • Tiene preguntas acerca de su papel como testigo
  • Le gustaría reunirse con el fiscal
  • Necesita que alguien le hable a su jefe para que le permita venir a la corte
  • La corte tiene algo suyo para usar como evidencia en un juicio y usted quiere saber cuando se lo devolverán
  • No esta recibiendo los pagos de restitución ordenados por el tribunal
  • Quiere que le notifiquen cuando el acusado salga de la carcel
  • Necesita la ayuda de un interprete judicial para testificar
  • Necesita aplicar al fondo de Compensación a la Victima

*Si tiene preguntas sobre sus derechos y/o desea hacer valer estos derechos, comuniquese con el Programa de Asistencia a Víctimas y Testigos de Alexandria 703-746-4100. 

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