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Special Victims & Family Violence

The Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County

This Special Victim’s Unit (SVU) is responsible for the prosecution of all physical and sexual child abuse cases, intimate partner violence cases, sexual assault cases, child exploitation cases, child pornography cases, human trafficking cases, and vulnerable adult abuse cases that occur in the County.  
 
The Special Victims Unit is an integral part of the County’s Child Advocacy Center which investigates all allegations of child abuse and SVU’s leadership sits on the executive board. 
In addition, SVU also works closely with our community partners, including the Family Justice Center, in order to provide wrap-around services for victims of intimate partner violence and sexual abuse.
 
The Special Victim’s Unit is comprised of 11 Circuit attorneys, 1 hybrid prosecutor and 4 district court attorneys, 3 paralegals and 4 Victim Witness Coordinators; members of SVU sit on the Sexual Assault Review Team, The Domestic Fatality Review Team, and the Human Trafficking Committee for Prince George’s County.
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Jessica Garth

Chief 

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Cerrone Anderson

Assistant Chief