The Robins Air Force Base Office of the Victims’ Counsel delivers victim-centered advocacy that is comprehensive and independent to survivors of sexually-related offenses, domestic violence, and interpersonal violence.
A Victims’ Counsel is a Judge Advocate who is authorized to provide independent legal representation to eligible victims of sexually-related offenses and domestic violence. Additionally, a Victims’ Counsel is authorized to give limited legal assistance to eligible victims of interpersonal violence. A Victims’ Counsel’s primary responsibility is to their client. The office also helps victims obtain support and recovery resources.
•What VCs do for sexual assault/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE survivors
-Represents you and you alone
-Provides confidential legal advice
-Protects your rights & privacy interests
-Provides legal assistance
-Advises you on the investigation & prosecution
-Attends interviews with you
-Attends hearings & courts-martial with you
•Who does the VC work for? You!
-VC does not work for anyone on your base
-Chain of command is an independent office in DC
•How can you request an VC?
-Contact your local VC, SARC, fap, or legal office
-VC Robins - (478) 222-4144
-Restricted reports – go to the VC/SARC/FAP to ensure the report remains restricted
Updated: May 23, 2022