The Dallas Police Department Victim Services Unit was established in April 1996.
The professional staff of the Dallas Police Department Victim Services Unit provides assistance to victims who may have suffered physical injuries or trauma as a result of a violent crime. Our advocates work with family of homicide and victims of sexual assault, robbery, assault and traffic crimes. Our goal is to help empower victims to re-establish their lives and lessen the negative impact of the emotional, physical, psychological or financial trauma that many may experience.
The Victim Services Unit is located in the Jack Evans Police Headquarters of the Dallas Police Department - Criminal Investigations Division, 1400 S. Lamar, 5th Floor, Dallas, Texas, 75215.
Criminal Investigations Division Main Number: 214-671-3584
Victim Services Coordinator - Krissi Boulom: 214-671-3588
Victim Advocate - Jose Alberto Nino: 214-671-3669 (Wednesday & Friday)
Victim Services advocates will assist victims in a professional, compassionate and helpful manner. Services includes crisis counseling, information and referral, assistance with the Texas Crime Victims' Compensation application, personal and judicial advocacy and court accompaniment.
RIGHTS OF VICTIMS.docx Victim Services Brochure.pdf
Texas Crime Victims' Compensation Program - (800) 983-9933
U Visa - U Nonimmigrant Status
The Dallas Police Department is willing to assist victims with the U Visa (U Nonimmigrant Status) by completing the U Visa certification. Whether you are requesting this form as a crime victim or as a third party on behalf of a crime victim, please review the information below to determine if you or your client are eligible for assistance.
U Visa Policy English.pdf U Visa Policy Spanish.pdf
Please complete the U Visa Request Form.pdf and submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 214-670-8675 or in person at Jack Evans Police Headquarters (security desk) or by mail to: Dallas Police Department - Victim Services Unit, 1400 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75215.
Please allow two weeks for our staff to review and process your request.
For victims of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, please contact the Domestic Violence Unit at 214-671-4304 or caseworker, Ms. Petra Tamez at 214-671-4307.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
Brighter Tomorrows - 972-262-8383
Dallas County District Attorney's Office – Family Violence/Protective Order – 214-653-3528
Family Place Hotline - 214-941-1991
Genesis Women's Shelter - 214-942-2998
Mosiac Family Services (Refugee and Immigrant hotline) - 214-823-4434
Hope's Door New Beginning Center - 972-276-0057
Salvation Army - 214-424-7208
Texas Muslim Women's Foundation - 972-880-4192
If no answer or AFTER HOURS, please leave a message or contact these agencies:
Community Council of Greater Dallas – Information Referral call - 211
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARC-C) – 972-641-7273
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center – Victim Assistance Coordinator 214-818-2613
Dallas County District Attorney's Office – Victim Witness 214-761-1358/ 214-653-3838
National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours – 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) www.ndvh.org
Parkland - Rape Crisis Center & Violence Intervention Program - 214-590-0430
RAINN (Rape Abuse and Incest National Network) 24 hours – 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) www.rainn.org
Suicide & Crisis Center - 24 hours – 214-828-1000
Texas Abuse Hotline – Department of Family & Protective Services (for Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation of Children, Elderly and Disabled Adults) – 24 hrs. – 1-800-252-5400 www.dfps.state.tx.us
Texas Crime Victims Compensation – 1-800-983-9933 www.oag.state.tx.us
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services – 1-800-848-4284
Trauma Support Services of North Texas (TSSNT) – 972-709-4904
The Turning Point (Rape Crisis Center) – 972-985-0951
Victim Relief Ministries – (Faith Based Ministry for Crime Victims) 972-234-3999
VINE (Victim Information & Notification Everyday) – 1-877-894-VINE (8463) (registers victims/family of offender's status change and scheduled court dates) www.vinelink.com
Please call your crime victim services contacts in law enforcement and the prosecutor's office for more information about victim services in your community.