Who are We?
The Office of Victim Services (OVS) within the Arizona Department of Corrections strives to ensure that ALL CRIME VICTIMS ARE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT throughout an inmate's incarceration and community supervision/parole periods. OVS provides comprehensive services to victims and survivors of crime.
The purpose of the ADC Office of Victim Services is to provide crime victims/survivors with:
- Mandated inmate release notifications,
- Resources pertaining to inmate adjudication, and
- Support for victim throughout inmates' incarceration
and community supervision.
In addition, ADC Office of Victims Service's staff will advocate change within the inmate population by illustrating the real impact of crime on victims through restorative justice methods; including, education, victim impact panels, and dedicated services to the community.