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Victim Services

The Victim Services Program

A victim of a crime is defined as an individual who as the result of the delinquent actions of an individual, has been injured physically, emotionally, or has suffered pecuniary loss.

Purpose of Program

The Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department is concerned when citizens in our community become a victim of a crime which is why the Victim Services Program was established. The purpose of the program is to recognize, protect, ensure the rights of crime victims and assist the victims and their families with the after effects that a crime causes.

Victim Services

Notifications of court proceedings, Assist in completing and submitting, written or oral victim impact statements  and Assist in restitution matters.  Another program is The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA).  VOCA offers free counseling sessions to victims of:  Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, Family Violence and Dating Violence. 

Special Programs Administrator

Melissa Medrano
956-399-3075
MMedrano1@co.cameron.tx.us

Victim Coordinator

Yenifer Quiroga
956-544-0868

Victim Assistant Case Manager

Vacant
956-544-0868

Please visit Texas Juvenile Justice Department for more information www.tjjd.texas.gov or our county’s website www.cameroncountytx.gov