Victim Services Unit

Organization Name: Post Falls Police Department
Address: 1717 E Polston Ave
Post Falls, ID 83854
Phone: 208-773-1080
Fax: 208-773-4122
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault; all victim's of crime
Services Provided: Crisis based intervention. 24 hours. Crime scene assistance to offer advocacy for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault/abuse. Offers support groups, information and referral to community resources and helps establish protection orders for victims.

Provides an innovative, teamwork approach between law enforcement and victim service advocates to provide direct, immediate services and support to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse victims. The program provides direct services to victims of all crimes however we primarily work with domestic violence and sexual assault. The two full-time crime victim advocates are on call 24-hours a day and are available to respond "on scene" with officers to provide immediate assistance to victims. Support is on-going and can include shelter, community resource referral and medical, court, and prosecution assistance. The Post Falls program is a model law enforcement and victim service program.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/27/2018