ANNUAL CRIME VICTIM RIGHT’S WEEK SERVICES AWARDS CEREMONY

ANNUAL CRIME VICTIM RIGHT’S WEEK SERVICES AWARDS CEREMONY

(Montpelier, VT) On April 8, 2019 the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services will host its Annual Crime Victim’s Rights Week Service Awards Ceremony. The theme this year is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.” Join us celebrating the countless people and programs that have, through vision, action, dedication and leadership, improved the lives of victims in the aftermath of crime. Read More
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Crime Victim Advocates Honored

Crime Victim Advocates Honored

Held at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, the annual awards ceremony, founded by the Center for Crime Victim Services in 1991, celebrates both professional and volunteer advocates for crime victims. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that help victims, promote awareness of crime’s impacts and build crime and violence prevention, community outreach and education. Read More
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2019 Crime Victim Service Awards Hosted by the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services

2019 Crime Victim Service Awards Hosted by the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services

The Center for Crime Victim Services is hosting the Crime Victim Service Awards April 8, 2019. These awards recognize victim activists who have inspired us through their acts of courage and compassion, programs or individuals whose work has been particularly innovative and pioneering, and those who exemplify the long-term commitment that characterizes many of Vermont’s victim service providers, some of whom are themselves victims of crime. This award ceremony is centered around the theme "Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future." and is part of Crime Victim Rights Week from April 7 - 13, 2019. Read More
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New Program Will Help Victims of Anonymous Crimes

New Program Will Help Victims of Anonymous Crimes

“We’re not trying to duplicate the services of what the victim advocates are doing at the state’s attorney’s office. We’re trying to take some of the work off them by offering other options,” Ryan said. The victims’ advocates at the prosecutors office mostly work with victims of domestic and sexual violence. The police department is likely to refer victims of vandalism or burglary, Ryan said, but she said she hopes Voice and Choice can also help victims of hate crimes and bullying at local schools and colleges. Read More
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Rutland police get help to fight human trafficking

Rutland police get help to fight human trafficking

November 12, 2018 | Rutland Herald Patrick McArdle Rutland, VT Responding to a problem that many rarely see, the city will soon be hiring someone to help police respond to cases of human trafficking. Matt Prouty, of the Rutland City Police Department, announced the new staff member at last… Read More
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Crime victims discuss the need to feel whole

Crime victims discuss the need to feel whole

October 31, 2018 | Commons News Olga Peters Brattleboro, VT Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services launches its listening tour in Brattleboro BRATTLEBORO—People representing multiple agencies and nonprofits focused on criminal justice and survivor advocacy rearranged the chairs in the Brattleboro Union High School’s classroom Oct. Read More
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