Safety and victim services

  • The first few days after you get arrested can be a very confusing time. You're dealing with the RCMP, lawyers, judges, and maybe even staff…
  • Court workers employed by the Legal Aid Commission provide legal and court related assistance to residents of the Northwest Territories. A court worker can assist…
  • Family Information Liaison Units (FILUs) help families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls find information about what happened to their loved ones. Staff…
  • If you are a victim or were at the scene of a crime, you may be required to testify in court to help establish the facts of the crime.
  • The Department of Justice is seeking to fund community organizations to deliver community based Men’s Healing programs throughout the NWT. The principles of the Men’s…
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are independent from the Department of Justice, and provide "contracted" policing services to the Northwest Territories under the Police Services…
  • Probation services works closely with corrections to ensure that offenders abide by the terms of their release.
  • A judge can order a violent person to stay away from you. Depending on your situation, you can ask the court for a protection order,…
  • The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and physical consequences of crime, and…
The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and…
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