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The following is information about the Domestic Violence resources that are available through the Mesa Police Department Victim Services Unit located at the Mesa Family Advocacy Center. We are Victim Services with the Mesa Family Advocacy Center of the Mesa Police Department. We follow up on situations which result in a  person being a victim of Domestic Violence.DVERT

We are Victim Services with the Mesa Family Advocacy Center of the Mesa Police Department. We follow up on situations which result in a  person being a victim of Domestic Violence.

We would like to offer information and assistance to you and your family about: 

  • Case Disposition
  • Order of Protection Information / Service
  • Safety Planning
  • Free Counseling
  • Resources and Referrals
  • Crisis Intervention / Support Service
  • In Home Crisis Intervention
  • Domestic Violence Education
  • 911 phone and recorder program 

Domestic Violence Detectives 

  • Detectives housed at each district specially trained in Domestic Violence issues, laws and victimology.
  • Responsible for reviewing Domestic Violence cases and taking appropriate action as quickly as possible.
  • Interact with other district officers to improve communication and response.

Functions

  • Serve Orders of Protection
  • Surveillance
  • Domestic Violence warrant arrests
  • Liaison with patrol
  • Patrol training
  • Victim and suspect education
  • Assist other agencies

For more information please contact 

  • Teri Mingus, Victim Services Specialist
    480-644-4675 
  • Gina McAlister, Victim Services Specialist
    480-644-4024
  • Mesa Family Advocacy Center
    480-644-4075 

Additional Information 

Resources

  • 2-1-1 Arizona - 211 or 877-211-8661
  • Empact Crisis Hotline - 480-784-1500
  • PREHAB Counselor at the Center Against Family Violence - 480-644-4066
  • Legal Advocacy Hotline - 602-279-2900
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233

 

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Men's Anti-Violence Network

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Arizonans for Children

Domestic Violence Programs (City of Mesa)

The City of Mesa and the Mesa Police Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability in the delivery of services.

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