Victim Notification Program

The Victim Notification Program allows victims to register to receive information about an offender serving a territorial sentence convicted of a crime against them.

This information includes:

  • location of the correctional centre where the offender is imprisoned;
  • length of sentence;
  • any changes to the sentence;
  • any temporary absences;
  • details about any transfer of the offender from the correctional centre;
  • details about the offender escaping or otherwise being unlawfully at large and any subsequent apprehension;release date from custody;
  • the community where the offender is being released;
  • any other information that may be disclosed in accordance with the Corrections Regulations.

The program is administered by the Corrections service. All NWT correctional facilities have Victim Notification representatives.

The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and…
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