Victim Advocate

Murray Police Victim Advocate Program

The Murray Police Department's Crime Victim Advocate Program is designed to assist victims of crime with support through the justice system as well as provide victims with community resources and assistance. Murray Crime Victim Advocates assist victims (and family members) of the various types of crimes:

  • Assault
  • Child Abuse
  • Dating violence
  • Domestic violence
  • DUI
  • Homicide
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking/Harassment
  • Suicide and other traumatic loss

Some of our services include:

  • Accompaniment and support to some court hearings
  • Counseling resources
  • Information about the criminal justice system
  • Prevention work, including public presentations
  • Provide resources for financial assistance
  • Referrals to community resources

Local Resources

We also have 24-hour on-call coverage for police-related call-outs. To reach a Crime Victim Advocate, please call: (801) 284-4201 or (801) 284-4203, Monday through Friday during business hours.

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Getting Free, by Ginny NiCarthy

When Love Goes Wrong, by Susan Schecter and Ann Jones

Not to People Like Us: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages, by Susan Weitzman

When Dad Hurts Mom, by Lundy Bancroft

Why Does He Do That?, by Lundy Bancroft

The Verbally Abusive Relationship, by Patricia Evans

Time’s Up by Susan Murphy Milano