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.
- Find additional information on SAVIN
- Find information on the SAVIN-NY Order of Protection Notification program
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:
- NY-Alert - NYSDHSES
- NYS Association of Chiefs of Police
- NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
- NYS Office for Victim Services
- NYS Police - eJusticeNY - Integrated Justice Portal
- NYS Unified Court System
- Westchester County Office for Women
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.