Special Victims Unit

The Special Victims Unit prosecutes crimes involving relationship violence and child (physical and sexual) abuse. This unit espouses both the sensitive support of victims and education to break the “cycle of violence” which perpetuates in such situations. Note: the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Unit was renamed to the Special Victims Unit in 2018.

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys

Support Staff

  • Joslyn Akins – Victim Advocate
  • Sarah Butler – Paralegal
  • Mary Forman – Victim Advocate
  • Melanie Montgomery – Paralegal
  • Christine Rosson – Paralegal
  • Allison Shaw – Victim Advocate