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Domestic Violence
Purpose:

This Division seeks protection for victims of violence in intimate relationships through aggressive and consistent prosecution of offenders.

The Buffalo County Attorney recognizes the importance of communicating and cooperating with law enforcement and other public and private community agencies that provide services to families, victims, and perpetrators of domestic violence. A specialized Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit, in coordination with other community agencies, provides the best opportunity to achieve the following goals:
  • To stop the violence.
  • To protect the victim from additional acts of violence committed by the Defendant.
  • To protect the children or other family members from exposure to, or possible injury from, domestic violence.
  • To provide restitution to the victims.
  • To hold the offender accountable for their violent conduct.
Policy:

The State of Nebraska has a critical interest in reducing the number of incidents of domestic violence and increasing the number of positive results in domestic violence prosecutions.  

It is the position of the Buffalo County Attorney that the aggressive prosecution of domestic violence is necessary to protect victims and future victims of domestic violence.


Resources and Information


IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS HELP, CALL:

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
(800) 799-7233

NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
(800) 656-4673

NEBRASKA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
(800) 876-6238

LINEA DE CRISIS EN NEBRASKA (EN ESPANOL)
(877) 215-0167

DO NOT USE E-MAIL TO REPORT CASES OF ABUSE.
IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY CALL LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY.



The S.A.F.E. Center
(The Spouse/Sexual Abuse Family Education Center)
3710 Central Avenue, Suite 10
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 237-2599
(877) 237-2513
http://www.safecenter.org

All Services are Free & Confidential
24-hour Crisis Line
Crisis Support
Emergency Shelter
Support Groups
Supportive Atmosphere
Liaison with Community Agencies
Public Education Presentations
Protection Order Advocacy
Information & Referrals for:
Counseling, Housing, Legal Alternatives, Emergency Assistance and much more!
Follow-up contact


Breaking the Silence: Information for Victims of Intimate Violence

A Victim’s Guide to the Nebraska Criminal Justice System

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

VINE is a free automated service that monitors the custody status of adult inmates in all county jails and state prisons. You can arrange to receive telephone and e-mail notification when an offender’s custody status changes. Updated information is available 24 hours a day. VINE is available in English and Spanish and supported by 24-hour operator assistance.

The Nebraska VINE service is provided by the Nebraska Sheriff’s Association, Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition, Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime, Nebraska County Attorneys’ Association, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska Crime Commission and CJIS Advisory Committee.

NEBRASKA VINE NUMBER: 877-NE 4 VINE or (877) 634-8463.

Register or Find an Offender Online at www.vinelink.com

A Summary of Nebraska’s Legal System


Other Resources

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Nebraska Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Coalition (NDVSAC) and Hotline
Brochure
(800) 876-6238

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (800-799-7233)

US Department of Justice

Violence Against Women Website

Minnestota Center Against Violence and Abuse

National Organization for Victim Assistance
800-TRY-NOVA (800-879-6682)

National Victim Center
800-FYI-CALL (800-394-2255)

National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women

National Center for Victims of Crime


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