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Victim Witness Assistance
The Merced County Victim / Witness Assistance Program is designed to fulfill the following long-term goals:
To alleviate the trauma of criminal assault and victimization by providing crisis intervention services to victims
To provide appropriate and necessary services to victims of all types of crimes on an emergency basis
To maintain a cooperative relationship with community organizations, law enforcement, and state agencies, taking into account the multi-cultural and multi-lingual nature of Merced County
To educate the community, the justice system and law enforcement agencies about the needs of victims and the services provided by the Victim / Witness Assistance Center
To advocate the protection of witnesses and victims and keep them properly informed about significant case developments as they occur
For more information on these goals, call (209) 385-7385.
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