The Rhode Island State Police has implemented a Victims' Assistance Program to further enhance the Division's efforts and response when dealing with victims/witnesses of crimes or traumatic incidents. The main focus of this program is to provide a trained Victims' Assistance Provider who will assist victims/witnesses during the period immediately following the incident. The Victims' Assistance Provider will focus solely on the victims'/witnesses' needs to help the process in determining the necessary and most-appropriate follow-up/ referrals for further assistance.
The Victims' Assistance Provider will be available during both regular business hours and on an on-call basis. The provider can assist both adult and child victims/witnesses of crime. The following services can be provided:
The Victims' Assistance Provider assigned to the Division is Christine Santos from Family Service of Rhode Island. Contact information for Ms. Santos is as follows:
Phone: (401) 444-1035
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhode Island State Police Headquarters
311 Danielson Pike
North Scituate, RI 02857
If you are a victim of crime or a witness to a crime please contact Ms. Santos, our Victims' Services Provider, so that we can help you get access to the services you need.