Crime Victim Services
Crime Victim Advocacy Program
The Battle Ground Police Department is proud to partner with Lutheran Community Services Crime Victim Advocacy Program, with the goal of providing victim advocacy services to Battle Ground community members who have been hurt by crime. These services are confidential, victim-centered and are available to community members without any cost. There is also access to interpreters of most languages 24 hours a day.
Onsite Advocate & Contact Information:
Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCSNW) provides an onsite advocate at the Battle Ground Police station, located at 507 SW 1st Street, on a scheduled basis.
Victims can contact the main LCSNW office in Vancouver at 360-694-5624, during normal business hours, or by calling the 24-hour crisis line at 888-425-1176.
Requests for service can also be sent by email to email@example.com.
Learn more about the victim advocacy program services at Lutheran Community Services Northwest Crime Victim Advocacy.
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Immigrant Victim Programs
HSI Victim Notification Program
This program is administered by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and allows for eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. Victims and witness must register with ICE in order to receive these notifications.
Resources for Immigrant Victims/ Survivors
The Washington State Legislature finds that ensuring that all victims of crimes are able to access the protections available to them under law is in the best interest of victims, law enforcement, and the entire community. Immigrants arefrequently reluctant to cooperate with or contact law enforcement when they arevictims of crimes, and the protections available to immigrants under the laware designed to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to detect,investigate, and prosecute cases of trafficking in persons, domestic violence,sexual assault, and other crimes while offering protection to such victims.
Click here for more information on resources available to immigrant victims and crime survivors.