The El Mirage Police Department Victim Assistance Unit provides information and support services to victims of Domestic Violence crimes in the City of El Mirage. Each case will be assigned to a victim advocate. If you have any questions, please contact your advocate by calling 623-500-3091.
Victim Assistance Unit Overview
Follow this link to learn more about the Victim Assistance Unit.
What can an advocate do for me?
Explain the judicial system;
Act as a link between prosecutors and victims;
Advise as to the current status of the case;
Make referrals for counseling, shelter, food, etc.;
Answer questions regarding the pretrial, trial, sentencing and appeal process;
Escort victims while they testify;
Assist in obtaining Orders of Protection or Injunctions Against Harassment; and
Referrals to other social service agencies that offer financial and supportive services.
Will the advocate tell others what I tell them?
As a victim, you have the right to keep most of your written and oral communications with an advocate confidential. This means that anything you say or send to an advocate, with the exception of a Victim Impact Statement or restitution, cannot generally be shared with anyone without your consent. Domestic Violence Materials