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Empower, Spring 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013
A Publication of the MPD Victim Services Branch

Victim Services is a combination of education, advocacy and support for victims of crime. At the Metropolitan Police Department, the Victim Services Branch serves as a point of contact for victims of crime in the District of Columbia. We possess clear values about helping victims understand the criminal justice process. Upon interacting with us, victims are provided advocacy toward the goal of fair treatment for survivors. Through our systematic advocacy, we ensure victims have access to detectives assigned to his/her case at the Metropolitan Police Department. And ultimately, the support that is offered is effective as survivors are connected with agencies/organizations that bring about meaningful
change in the community. At the Metropolitan Police Department, advocacy is action. So follow us as we continue
to take the lead in this