Victim Assistance

Victim Services Unit

The Prescott Police Department Victim Services Unit can provide services to victims of crime inclusive of intimate partner and domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, robbery, assault, survivors of attempted homicide, threats, and harassment.  Our victim advocates work closely with the Investigations Section to ensure communication is ongoing, which help ensure victims are able to navigate the criminal justice system with greater understanding and clarity.

What We Do

Our victim advocates work with victims of crime helping connect them with community resources for shelter, food, clothing, etc., assisting in navigating the criminal justice system, and ensuring their rights as a victim are being honored.  Our victim advocates can act as a liaison between the victim and various agencies involved, not only keeping the victim informed, but giving them a voice.

How We Can Help

  • Information and Community Resource Referrals
  • Assist with Order of Protection and Injunction Against Harassment
  • Safety Planning
  • Emotional Support
  • Case Updates
  • Court Accompaniment for Criminal Matters
  • Victim Rights Information

Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Tool

Intimate Partner Violence (generally referred to as domestic violence) includes physical, emotional, sexual, verbal, social and financial abuse between individuals in a former or current legal marriage, who are living together, or in a dating relationship. When responding to intimate partner violence calls for service, officers of the Prescott Police Department administer a questionnaire (tool) designed to assess the likelihood that an intimate partner relationship could result in a near lethal or lethal outcome by identifying risk markers within the dynamics of the relationship.  Our victim advocates utilizes the victim’s responses to work with meeting his/her individual needs in an effort to better address safety concerns and enhance our service to victims of intimate partner violence.

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Civil Rights Disclaimer

The City of Prescott provides services without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status or disability status.

CONTACT

  • Police
  • Amy Knight
  • Victim Advocate
  • 928-777-1936

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