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City of North Las Vegas

Victim/Witness Program

 

Empowering Victims, Changing Lives”.

Empowering victims of crime by protecting their rights and providing services and resources that could assist in the process of overcoming the victimization.

North Las Vegas Police Department

currently offers two sites of operations:

For information on victim services please contact:

A. Carlos Ponce

South Area Command

1301 E Lake Mead Blvd
N Las Vegas, Nevada 89030
(702) 633-1751 (Bilingual Advocate)

Janice Lucherini

North West Area Command

3755 W. Washburn
N Las Vegas, Nevada 89031
(702) 633-1017 Ext. 5084



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Jan Lucherini
(702) 633-1017, Ext. 5084
E-mail Form Link

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A. Carlos Ponce (Bilingual)
(702) 633-1751
E-mail Form Link

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday

(7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.)

We are also available on a Police on-call basis.

NORTH LAS VEGAS POLICE DEPARTMENT
VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM

The North Las Vegas Victim/Witness Advocate program provides tools, resources, and support for victims of crime.

VISION:

The North Las Vegas Victim/Witness Program Vision is to work in partnership with local agencies to increase awareness of services available to crime victims to ensure equal access to law enforcement, government agencies, and community resources.

MISSION:

The North Las Vegas Victim/Witness Program
Mission is to promote victim safety, protect the rights of crime victims
and ensure offender accountability.

GOALS:

1) Educate the community regarding victim’s rights
2) Provide education regarding service and resources available to crime victims
3) Provide compassionated support in a non-threatening environment
4) Maintain confidentiality of information

Victim/Witness Program Purpose:

The Victim/Witness Program was created with the purpose of helping crime victims with the stress associated with being victimized. We provide a variety of services including crisis intervention; assistance with filing temporary protection orders and victim compensation claims, immigration resources related to VAWA visa.

What We Can Do For You

  • Provide confidential services
  • Provide crisis counseling, emotional support, and guidance
  • Inform you of your rights as a crime victim
  • Explain how the court process works and where you are at in that process
  • Inform you of community services available to you
  • Explain about Victims of Crime Compensation program and help you fill out the forms
  • Help you recover your property or receive restitution
  • Assist you with your application for Temporary Protection Orders if you are a victim of assault, sexual assault, rape, incest, or stalking
  • Provide you with information and referrals
  • Arrange for transporation to various locations (court hearings, shelters, safe housing programs)

Additional Resources

Additional information can be found by clicking on the following sites: SafeNest, S.A.F.E House, The Shade Tree, Rape Crisis Center, Department of Justice Hotlines, North Las Vegas City Attorney's Office - Criminal Division, Family Violence Intervention Program (Protection Orders), Help of Southern Nevada, Clark County Legal Services, Clark County Self-Help Center.


**Click here for additional resources

 

VICTIMS HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW

For offender information call the North Las Vegas Victim Notification Services

1-888-2NV-VINE

Toll Free 1-888-268-8463

TTY 1-866-847-1298

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