AG Zoeller Creates Victim Services and Outreach Division

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has created a victim services and outreach division to help people traumatized by crimes.

Zoeller says the division will help those with critical needs, including victims of human trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault. His office plans to offer training and information on human trafficking and related problems to existing victim services networks, to assist them in connecting victims with necessary programs and services. 

Zoeller said his office has launched the Victim Advocates' Network, an informal group that will coordinate with other victim-services groups and victim advocacy workers statewide to provide information and training programs. 

As part of this new initiative, the AG's Office will publish a Victim's Rights Handbook that will be available online and for distribution to advocates and social services providers.