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Ashley Martins

Law Enforcement Advocate for South County
Serving North Kingstown, Narragansett and South Kingstown

401-294-3316 Ext: 8160 (NKPD)
Email: amartins@dayoneri.org

Office:
North Kingsotwn Police Departement
8166 Post Rd
North Kingstown, RI 02852


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Services to Victims

  • Provide assistance, safety planning, support, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Towns of  North Kingstown, Narragansett and South Kingstown.
  • Meet with victims either on scene (with police accompaniment), at the police department or at the hospital, engaging in telephone and/or mail contact with victims immediately following the incident or within a few days as a follow-up. 
  • May provide hospital and court accompaniment, if requested, to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence or make a proper referral to the Victims of Crime Helpline or to the appropriate court advocate. 
  • Be available to victims as needed during initial police reports, statements, and follow-up interviews with the police.
  • Refer victim to additional service providers as necessary.
  • Follow up with all victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, whether or not an arrest was made or a report was taken, using police department records system and dispatch log on a daily basis to monitor victim or perpetrator activity.
  • Assist with family advocacy and follow-up with non-offending parents/caretakers of victims of child molestation referred to the assigned department or the Children’s Advocacy Center. 

Community Outreach/Police Liaison

  • Provide information and assistance to police officers working with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • Provide information and referrals regarding sexual assault and domestic violence to individuals who call the police departments.
  • Assist with training programs for police officers, community members, and other agencies on sexual assault and domestic violence issues. 
  • Represent the agency at community-based meetings, roundtables, conferences, and sexual assault/domestic violence police in-service trainings as needed.
  • Provide a positive, professional and enthusiastic image of the agencies she represents to the community at large.