Missing Person Specialist/Victim Advocate
A Missing Person Specialist and a Victim Advocate are essential elements of the Family Protection Unit. The Missing Person Specialist is tasked with the responsibility of coordinating cases involving missing persons. The Specialist collects and maintains a centralized database on all missing persons who are reported missing to the Oxnard Police Department. The Specialist provides support and technical services to investigators.
The Victim Advocate works in helping victims find and obtain a multitude of available services in the community (shelter, counseling, legal services, health centers, etc.). The Victim Advocate is also available to discuss safety planning with victims as well as help them understand the criminal justice process and their legal rights, including how to obtain a restraining order.
For more information, please contact Oxnard Police Department at 805.385.7646.