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Port Moody Police Department // Serving the community since 1913.

Victim Services

About

Port Moody Police Victim Services Unit provides information, support and referrals to those impacted by crime of trauma in our community.

Victims of crime and trauma experience and manifest various symptoms due to a critical incident. We see individuals presenting with a variety of needs and issues and respond to each unique scenario with professionalism, empathy, and the skills required to both support and educate those affected.

Victim Services is here to assist victims, survivors, family members and witnesses of crime and trauma in situations pertaining to:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Assaults
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Sudden Death
  • Threats/Criminal Harassment
  • Family Conflict
  • Elderly Abuse
  • Suicide
  • Other criminal and traumatic incidents

Services Offered

The Victim Services unit responds to immediate crisis situations when requested by police members to attend on scene. Professional staff and trained volunteers will provide emotional support, information and referrals to community resources.

Emotional Support

  • Guidance and referrals for those affected directly or indirectly by a criminal incident or traumatic event.

Resources and Referrals

  • Our unit collaborates with many community partners to assist the client through their ordeals
  • Assist with Safety Planning

Information

  • Police file updates
  • Assistance negotiating the criminal justice system

Court Support Services

  • Assist with court orientation and preparation
  • Assist with court accompaniment and support
  • Assist with liaising with Crown Counsel

Mission Statement

To provide victims of crime and/or other traumatic events with the means to re-establish a sense of normalcy in their lives through coordinated and supportive community and Criminal Justice System networks. Victim Services personnel are committed to provide services in a knowledgeable and sensitive manner, while adhering to all mandated polices, guidelines, and procedures.

Our Funders

We wish to acknowledge the generous support of our funders:
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