Constituent Services

Crime Victims' Ombudsman

Please note that effective July 1, 2017, by Act 96 of the 2017 Legislative Session, the General Assembly transferred the Office of the Crime Victims’ Ombudsman (CVO) to the Office of the Attorney General’s South Carolina Crime Victim Services Division.

The mission of the Office of the Crime Victims’ Ombudsman (CVO) is to ensure that victims of crime are served justly, equitably and fairly by the South Carolina Criminal Justice System and its’ victim service organizations. Additionally, the Office of the Crime Victims’ Ombudsman through its’ Office of Victim Services Education and Certification (OVSEC) provides oversight of training, education and certification for victim service providers.

To access the Crime Victims' Ombudsman click here.