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Special Victims' Counsel

Purpose

  • What SVCs do for sexual assault victims
    • Represents you and you alone
    • Provides confidential legal advice
    • Protects your rights and privacy interests
    • Protects your rights and privacy interests
    • Provides legal assistance
    • Attends interviews with you
    • Attends hearings and courts-martial with you
    • Advises you on the investigation and prosecution process
       
  • Who does the SVC work for? You!
    • SVC does not work for anyone on your base
    • Chain of command is an independent office in D.C.
       
  • How can you request an SVC?
    • Contact your local SAPR, FAP or Legal Office
    • Contact one of the Central Circuit SVCs

Mission

As part of a larger Air Force program to combat sexual assault, the JAG Corps has worked to find ways to support the goals of the Air Force in combating sexual assault. The purpose of the SVC Program is to provide advice, provide advocacy, and empower victims through independent legal representation.

Reminders

Remember, to file a restricted report, you must go to SAPR, anywhere in the MDG, a chaplain or a SVC.