The Victim/Witness Division was created in 1997.  This program provides support and advocacy for victims and witnesses in criminal cases.  Services that are provided range from attending court hearings, assistance with filing compensation applications, assistance with registering with the Ohio Attorney General’s VINE Program, to crisis intervention assistance for all felony crime victims and witnesses.  The services are free, confidential and non-discriminatory.  Clients will work with a professionally trained advocate to meet his/her needs.