The Virginia Department of Corrections’ Victim Services Unit has recently debuted its new state-of-the-art notification program for crime victims.
The Notification and Assistance for Victim Inclusion, or NAAVI, is a new, user-friendly and victim-oriented system, designed to alert crime victims of any change in the status of one or more inmates. Users can register online to receive updates via email, text, phone, and/or mail as long as their perpetrator is incarcerated in the state corrections system.
Once registered, crime victims can customize their online profile and specify how and when they are notified concerning inmate status changes.
NAAVI provides notification in English and Spanish and includes inmates who have been sentenced to serve 12 months or more. NAAVI does not notify of status changes for probationers or parolees, or inmates housed in local or regional jails. If the inmate is currently incarcerated in a jail, victims can register for notifications through htt...
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