The Sugar Land Police Department's Victim Assistance Program strives to have a positive impact in providing appropriate responses to the needs of all crime victims to lessen the short and long-term trauma experienced as a direct result of victimization (reactions to traumatic events). In addition, one of the many goals of the program will be to aid the victims through the criminal justice process.
The Victim Assistance Program is a part of the Criminal Investigations Division, supervised by the victim assistance coordinator, Officer Amy Cummins at 281-275-2933.
The following services are free-of-charge and available to innocent victims of crime through the Sugar Land Police Department Victim Assistance Program:
Advocacy for victims rights and services on the local and state level
Assistance in filing for victims compensation through the state attorney general's office
Assistance in making arrangements or appointments following a violent crime
Assistance with safety planning and emergency protective orders
Emotional support for victims and families
Referrals for long-term counseling, legal assistance, shelters, community resources, and local financial aid
Please utilize our 24-hour info line by calling 281-275-2539 (select 5 when prompted). This info line is a resource for medical care, counseling, shelter, food, and financial assistance.