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The Winston Salem Police Department is searching for Karen Jane Parrish
May 15, 2015 2:18 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Karen Jane Parrish.

Office of Victim Services

Victims Compensation Services  

Victims Compensation Services reimburses citizens who suffer medical expenses and lost wages as a result of being an innocent victim of a crime committed in North Carolina. Victims of rape, assault, child sexual abuse, domestic violence, and drunk driving, as well as the families of homicide victims are eligible to apply for financial help.

Call (919) 733-7974 English and  En Espanol.

Victim Services for Prisons, Probation and Parole

Toll-Free Victim Services: 1-866-719-0108, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Victim Services Unit for Prisons, Probation and Parole assists victims of crime by helping them understand the Adult Correction system and their victim's rights in the correction's process.

Through this office, victims can also register directly with the Division of Adult Correction to receive written notifications about an offender in prison or on probation, parole or post-release supervision.  For assistance, call toll free:  1-866-719-0108.

Victim Notification Request Form - Fillable Word Document

Victim Notification Request Form - PDF


North Carolina Statewide Automated Victims Assistance Notification, NC SAVAN, is a criminal justice information-sharing system that supports automated victim notification for incarcerated offenders (jail and state prison) and offenders on community supervision (probation, parole or post-release supervision).

NC SAVAN provides free, 24-hour per day automated victim assistance and notification to victims of crime. Through this service, victims can get offender custody status information through the Internet, by phone, or by mobile application and can register for either telephone, text, TTY or email notifications.

By calling 877-NC SAVAN, (877) 627-2826, victims can speak to a live operator to learn about the custody status of an offender. Translation services are available in more than 100 languages relative to services provided by NC SAVAN.

A victim can also register to receive notifications when the custody status of an offender changes. Notifications are provided in English and Spanish. TTY is also available. 


Read a message from NCDPS Secretary Frank L. Perry regarding a recent news story on victims' infromation and new security measures now in place.

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