Resources For Victims

Victim Witness Unit

The Victim Witness Unit provides assistance to victims and witnesses of a crime.  They will assist both in understanding the court process and answer questions about the criminal justice system.  The Victim Witness Unit will provide witnesses with court appearance dates, times, and notice of any changes or delays.  Victims assistance provides victims with crisis intervention, referrals to other agencies and can also assist with the return of property.  Click here for further information about this service.

The Victim Witness Unit is located at the Kent County Prosecutor's Office, 180 Ottawa NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503. They can be reached at 616-632-5400.


Resources for Victims

The following are some resources that may be helpful to victims: 

Kent County Prosecutors Office

Michigan Department Health & Human Services Crime Victim Services

Grand Rapids YWCA

Children's Assessment Center

United Way 

How to obtain a Personal Protection Order

Kent County Inmate Lookup

Safe Haven Ministries

Wyoming Department of Public Safety - Victim Rights Information 


Report A Crime

In case of emergency or if you need immediate police assistance, dial 9-1-1.  To report a non-emergency crime call 616-530-7300 ext. 1 


Silent Observer 


Submit a Tip - FBI  - Report information on suspected terrorist threats or criminal activity 

Internet Crime Complaint Center - Report cyber crimes by filing a complaint