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crime are an important factor in public information and safety. We are dedicated
to working with media professionals to report on crime in our area while
respecting the needs of both victims and law enforcement. CVAC provides the
following media-based services:
Commentary on Crime: CVAC advocates are available to provide first-hand and expert
commentary on a variety of victim-related issues and/or to comment on a specific crime.
Training for Media Professionals on topics such as:
- Victim Sensitivity
- Working with law enforcement to access victims and incident
- Ethical reporting standards
- and more...
Interview Accompaniment: In particularly difficult situations, a CVAC advocate may
accompany media professionals when interviewing the victim to both offer support to the
victim and increase the victim's comfort level with the interview.
For more information about our media services, please contact Julie Lawson at (314)