2017 News Release

February 7, 2017

Office of Public Affairs (609) 882-2000
Capt. Brian Polite - ext. 6514
Sgt. Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Tpr. I Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527

NJSP Seeking Volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams

West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police and partnering domestic violence advocacy groups are seeking volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams (DVRT) in Cumberland, Morris, Somerset, and Sussex Counties. Volunteers are also being sought for the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in Cumberland and Sussex Counties.

Volunteer advocates work in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police to provide support, information, referrals, and safety planning for victims of domestic violence.

Volunteers must attend a 40-hour training course, possess a valid driver’s license, be willing to serve on an on-call shift basis, and submit to a background investigation and fingerprinting.

For further information, contact the New Jersey State Police Victim Services Unit at 609-882-2000 ext. 2375.

Cumberland: For more information contact Denise Rosen at 856-881-4034 ext. 106. 

Morris: Email lsong@jbws.org or call 973-267-7520 ext. 129 for more information.

Somerset: For more information call 908-359-0003 ext. 201.

Sussex: For more information contact Jessica Minnick at 973-579-2386 ext. 227.

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