Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification - SAVIN
SAVIN is an acronym for Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification. The U.S. Department of Justice, through the Bureau of Justice Administration (BJA), implemented the SAVIN program to assist states in building, implementing, and improving victim notification strategies and systems throughout the United States.
SAVIN-NY is the SAVIN program in New York State administered by the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute as the lead SAVIN agency working in partnership with:
The NYS Sheriffs’ Institute has been in the business of providing victim notification services since 1998 when it received its first Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding grant through the New York State Office of Victim Services (at that time it was known as the Crime Victim’s Board). The purpose of this grant was to establish and administer VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) in county correctional facilities throughout NYS The NYS Sheriffs’ Institute continues to administer this program in New York State today.