JBLE Special Victims' Counsel

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Key Victim's Rights
(1) The right to be reasonably protected from the accused.

(2) The right to reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of any related proceeding, and to be included at those hearings (unless an exception is met).

(3) The right to be heard at a public hearing concerning the continuation of confinement prior to trial of the accused; sentencing hearing relating to the offense; and a public proceeding of the service clemency and parole board relating to the offense.

(4) The right to receive restitution as provided in law.

(5) The right to proceedings free from unreasonable delay.

(6) The right to be treated with fairness and treaded with respect for the dignity and privacy of the victim of a sexual assault.
Special Victims' Counsel Information
What SVCs do for victims of sexual assault:

- Advocate your voice and choice

- Provide CONFIDENTIAL legal advice

- Protect your rights and privacy interests

- Provides legal assistance

- Advises you on the investigation and prosecution process

-Attends interviews, hearings, and Courts-Martial with you

Who does the SVC work for?

- SVCs DO NOT work for anyone on base except you

- SVCs have an independent chain of command in Washington, DC

Contact your SVC, SARC, FAP, or Legal Office to request an SVC

- Restricted Reports: Go to the SARC, FAP, Chaplain, or Health Care Provider to ensure the report remains restricted.
Special Victims' Counsel

Special Victims' Counsel

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis Special Victims' Counsel (SVC) assists eligible victims through most criminal and civil legal matters relating to a reported sexual assault, whether restricted or unrestricted; SVCs are NOT mandatory reporters. SVCs ensure that Victim's Rights, as defined by Congress, are maintained throughout the court-martial process as well as protecting Victims' privacy rights throughout the investigation and court-marital process. SVCs can attend all interviews with the victim (in person or by telephone).

Emergency Phone Numbers




  • USAF HOSPITAL LANGLEY: 225-7630
  • McDONALD ARMY HEALTH CENTER: 878-7500



  • DIAL: 1-800-273-8255


  • LANGLEY AFB: 764-7272
  • FORT EUSTIS: 268-8967

 

Phone Usage Disclaimer

DO NOT DISCUSS CLASSIFIED INFORMATION ON UNSECURE TELEPHONES, OFFICIAL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TELEPHONES ARE SUBJECT TO MONITORING FOR COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY PURPOSES AT ALL TIMES.

DOD telephones are provided for the transmission of official government information only and are subject to communications security monitoring at all times. Use of official DoD telephones constitutes consent to communications security telephone monitoring.

 

  • LANGLEY AFB: 764-5091
  • FORT EUSTIS: 878-4555