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Special Victims' Counsel


Capt. Patrick Tipton/COMM: 618-589-4891/DSN: 576-4891                         Staff Sgt. Ryan Fleming/COMM:618-229-1670/DSN: 779-1670/Cell: 240-278-9883



Scott’s Special Victims’ Counsel is excited to announce they are now offering office hours for their Interpersonal Violence Victims’ Legal Services pilot program.  Office hours are 0900-1100 on Wednesday and 0900-1200 on Thursdays.


  • 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


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.


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