Assistance for Victims of Crime

Lafayette Police Department



Lafayette Police Department
900 E. University Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70503
Information: (337) 291-8600
 
 
For Emergency Assistance, Dial 911
 

 


GENERAL

City Prosecutor's Office
Information: (337) 291-5578

D.A.'s Office
Information: (337) 232-5170

232-HELP:(337) 232-4357

VICTIM/WITNESS SERVICES
 
Medical Assistance
Emergency...................911
Acadian Ambulance......(337) 267-1111
Health Unit...................(337) 262-5616
 
Battered Women's Crisis Shelter
Faith House......... (337) 232-8954
 
Homeless Shelters for Women
Lighthouse.......... (337) 289-9141
SMILE................ (337) 234-3272
 
Homeless Shelters for Men
St. Joseph's.......... (337) 233-6816
 
Alzheimer's Assistance Hot Line:
Alzheimer's LA Chapter.......... (800) 548-1211
 
Louisiana Council on Child Abuse
Hot Line:.......... (800) 348-5437
 
Covenant House (Teen Crisis Help)
Hot Line:.......... (800) 999-9999
 
LAVNS
Victim Notification......... (866) 528-6748
 
Assistance for the Elderly
Cajun Area Agency on Aging Hot Line:.......... (337) 232-4357
 
Juvenile Services
Families in Need of Services.......... (337) 232-4663

WITNESS PROTECTION AGAINST INTIMIDATION OR FORCE
 
Intimidating, impeding or injuring witnesses is a felony as stated in LA-R.S. 14:129.1
If you, as a witness, are being or have been intimidated, threatened or injured by a suspect, the suspect's companions, or family, contact:
 
Lafayette Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division
(337) 291-8632
 
Crime Victims Reparations Act
If you are a victim of a violent crime, Louisiana Law provides a program which may compensate for some losses resulting from certain crimes.
 
Applications can be obtained from:
Any Louisiana Sheriff's Office;
Or Call.......... (888) 684-2846
 
For more information regarding Victim/Witness Assistance and Rights, please visit the following web site: www.lcle.state.la.us/cv
HOW TO FOLLOW UP ON THE PROCESS OF YOUR CASE:
 
The case number you were given during the preliminary investigation of your incident is the number that will allow police personnel to easily access information about the case and to answer any questions you may have. For information about the processing of your case, or to report additional information, you may contact an officer/supervisor by utilizing one of the phone numbers provided below.
 
Lafayette Police Department
Public Affairs Unit.......... (337) 291-8617
Offense Reports/Records Section.......... (337) 291-8621
Crash Reports.......... (337) 291-8620
Traffic Unit.......... (337) 291-8627

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS
232-TIPS
 
Any individual with knowledge of a felony crime can call 232-TIPS to relay their tips, clues, or other information. Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous may do so, and their information will be identified by a code number.
 
If the information given to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest or grand jury indictment of a felony offender, then the caller is eligible to receive a cash reward.