The Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office provides support to victims of crime and that support is achieved through a high level of professionalism, integrity, honesty, and courage.
The Victim Advocate is on call 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week and acts a first responder to crimes involving child molestation, rape, and sexual assault. In addition to these crimes, the Victim Advocate also works with victims of domestic violence, child abuse, lost persons/child, homicides, fatality accidents, suicide or attempted suicide, persons shot or stabbed, or hostage/barricaded gunman.
The Victim Advocate will give referrals to counseling and community services, along with educational resources and other helpful information.
The Victim Advocate will offer continued emotional support throughout the investigation and case. The Victim Advocate will educate the victim on the criminal justice system, provide the victim with updates on the case, and attend court with the victim.
The Office for the Victim Advocate is located at the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters – 385 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA.