Victim services for Municipal Court cases are available through the Summerville Police Department by calling 843-873-1262 or 843-871-2463. You may also call the First Circuit Solicitor's Office at 843-871-2460 for state level cases that occurred in Dorchester County. You may also call the Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office at 843-719-4529 or 843-958-1900 for state level cases that occurred in Berkeley or Charleston County.
The victim advocate can explain the judicial system, act as a link between the prosecutor and the victim, give current case status information, assist in obtaining orders of protection, make referrals (counseling, food, shelter, etc.), and escort victims while they testify or appear at hearings.
For more information about these services, visit the Summerville Police Department, First or Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office website.