Sheriff Bellotti’s Victim Services Unit has been assisting crime victims since 1999.

The Victim Service Unit provides crime victims with:

  • Up to date information about your rights as a victim
  • Important inmate information including notification regarding an inmates release from custody
  • Safety planning, crisis intervention
  • Securing and updating restraining orders
  • Referrals to community resources including safe housing information, financial, emotional and support resources

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Massachusetts Victim Bill of Rights

  • MGL. c.10 s.66: Victims of drunk driving fund
  • MGL. c.12 s.11k: Crime Victims compensation Division
  • MGL. c.258 B : Rights of victims and witnesses of crime
  • MGL. c. 258 C: Victim Compensation
  • MGL. c. 263 A: Witness Protection

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Community Collaborations

  • Department of Criminal Justice Information Services
  • Department of Children and Families
  • Dove, Inc
  • Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance
  • Massachusetts Parole Board
  • Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office
  • Quincy Housing Authority
  • Verizon Wireless- Hope Line Cell Phones

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Verizon’s Cell’s For Safety Program:
Agencies committed to helping domestic violence victims

  • Braintree Police Department
  • Brookline Police Department
  • Cohasset Police Department
  • Department of Children and Families
  • Dove, Inc.
  • Holbrook Police Department
  • Norwood Police Department
  • Quincy Housing Authority
  • Quincy Police Department
  • Sharon Police Department
  • Westwood Police Department