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The Government Center is open to the public. We ask that you continue to use the remote methods of doing business, including online, over the phone, and through the drop-box and drive-through window. Please follow the safety measures posted and wear a mask in the building. Check COVID-19 Resources for Government Center Services and Updates for the latest information. As always, call 540-245-5600 - we are here to help.

Victim Information

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As a victim of a crime in Virginia, you have certain rights under the Victims' Bill of Rights. The Augusta County Victim/Witness Program is part of the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. The goals of the Program include assisting victims in stabilizing their lives; participating fully in the criminal justice system; addressing their needs; and receiving appropriate information and referrals.

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Some important Victim Links

Augusta County Victim Witness Coordinator

Victim Services

Virginia VINELink

The AWARE Foundation

Domestic Violence

DCJS DV Information Guide

New Directions

In 2017, the Sheriff's Office partnered with other local agencies and to begin lethality screens on victims of intimate partner violence.  Please read the initial release when the program was launched and take a look at the statistics below.  LAP Joint Media Release    Yearly LAP Stats - Color

LAP 2 Years of Stats Graphic