Crime Victim Ombudsman

Mission

The mission of the Crime Victim Ombudsman (CVO) is to ensure that victims of crime are served equitably and treated fairly by the South Carolina criminal justice system and its victim service organizations.

How We Accomplish Our Mission

SC Code Section 16-3-1620 (B)

  1. Refer crime victims to the appropriate element of the criminal and juvenile justice systems or victim assistance programs, or both, when services are requested by crime victims or are necessary as determined by the ombudsman;
  2. Act as a liaison between elements of the criminal and juvenile justice systems, victim assistance programs, and victims when the need for liaison services is recognized by the ombudsman;
  3. Review and attempt to resolve complaints against elements of the criminal and juvenile justice systems or victim assistance programs, or both, made to the ombudsman by victims of criminal activity within the state’s jurisdiction.

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Welcome to the on-line office for Attorney General Alan Wilson. Please visit the Contact Us page to stay in touch.

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Columbia, SC

Rembert Dennis Building | 1000 Assembly Street,

Room 519 | Columbia, S.C. 29201

Phone: 1-803-734-3970 | Fax: (803) 253-6283

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