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The Victim Services Unit is committed to serving victims of crime in order to help them successfully cope with the effects of being involved in a traumatic incident.

The ACSO Victim Services Unit provides services to victims of crimes within Anderson County as well as the surrounding municipalities of Belton, Honea Path, Iva, Pendleton, West Pelzer, and Williamston.

  • Accompaniment to court

  • Assistance with Order of Protection filing

  • Crisis intervention (including on-scene assistance if requested by an officer)

  • Applications for South Carolina Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund

  •  Letters of assistance when requested by victim (to creditors, employers, etc.)

  • Liaison between victims and law enforcement/ Solicitor’s Office

  • Updates on case status

  • Referrals to community agencies/service providers

  • Transports to local shelters

  • Maintain contact with victims and/or family members throughout the court process

  • Community awareness events


“To preserve and protect victims' rights to justice and due process regardless of race, sex, age, religion, or economic status. Victims of crime have the right to:

  • Be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity;

  • Be free from intimidation or harm throughout the criminal and juvenile justice process;

  • Be informed about victims’ rights;
    Be reasonably informed about criminal proceedings;

  • Be informed if the accused is arrested, released, or escapes;

  • Confer with the prosecution before the case is heard in court;

  • Be present at criminal proceedings where the accused has the right to be present;

  • Be heard at proceedings affecting bond, bail, release, pleas, or sentencing;

  • Have reasonable access to documents relating to the crime before trial;

  • Receive restitution from the adult or juvenile offenders

  • A reasonable, prompt, and final conclusion of the case.”


Victim Services

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office
1019 David Lee Coffee Place
Anderson, SC 29625
(864) 260-1067

Solicitor’s Office

10th Judicial Circuit (Anderson & Oconee Counties)
100 South Main Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-4046

Summary Court (Restraining Orders)
2404 North Main Street
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-4055
(864)231-3119 - Bond Court

Safe Harbor
(Domestic Violence Shelter)

South Carolina Legal Services

Family Court - Orders of Protection

100 S. Main Street

Anderson, SC 29625

We Want to Hear From You

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