Victim Services

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The Victim Services Office provides support and information to victims of crime. Most often, staff members can answer questions about offenders being held at Plymouth County Correctional Facility and when someone will complete his sentence and released from custody.

HOW our VSO Can Help:

  • • Answer questions about an offender’s status while in custody

  • • Refer victims to Community Resources

  • • Set Up Phone Blocks

  • • Creating Safety Plans

  • • Crisis intervention

For more information, call 508-830-6387.

Helpful Definitions:

Inmate Classification
A process for determining the needs and requirements of inmates in regards to housing and programs within the Plymouth County Correctional Facility.

Sentence Computation
The following information is used to calculate the date an inmate may be released or paroled.
  • • Effective date of sentence

  • • Parole eligibility date

  • • Any/all good time credit

  • • Maximum release date

  • • Minimum release date
Parole
A decision or recommendation that would change the inmate’s legal status and or degree of freedom.

Probation
A court-ordered disposition alternative through which a convicted adult offender or an adjudicated delinquent is placed under the control, supervision, and care of a probation field staff member.

CORI: Criminal Offender Record Information
Records or data in any form compiled by a criminal agency which concerns an identifiable individual and relates to the nature or disposition of a criminal charge, an arrest, a pre-trial proceeding, or other judicial proceedings.

Good Time
A system established by law whereby a convicted offender is credited a set amount of time that is subtracted from his sentence.