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What happens inside the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office?

Follow these videos to stay up-to-date on crime prevention tips, criminal cases, and legal logistics of the Indiana criminal justice system.

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Through the diligent work of Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nicholas Hermann and the Director of the Victim Assistance Unit for the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute has awarded a federal grant to expand the Victim Assistance Unit in Vanderburgh County.
The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office will now be able to hire three additional victim advocates to help handle thousands of criminal cases in Vanderburgh County.
“Expanding the Victim Assistance Unit has been a goal of mine since the very beginning,” explained Nicholas Hermann. “Their dedication and tireless efforts to help victims and witnesses navigate a sometime challenging criminal justice system is so valuable.”

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Through a more cohesive network of strong neighborhood associations, the citizens and elected officials of Vanderburgh County can work together to make the community a safer place.  Since 2017, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann and Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding had made numerous appearances at neighborhood association meetings, civic groups, and local organizations to explain crime safety concerns in the area.

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During the 2018 WeTip national conference, the efforts of the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office were recognized as one of the most active communities for anonymous crime reporting in the country.  Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann was also recognized as the 2018 Prosecutor of the Year by the members of the WeTip organization.  Since bringing WeTip to Vanderburgh County in 2013, Vanderburgh County citizens have utilized the free hotline to report over 5,000 crime tips.

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Evansville woman who survived Railroad Serial Killer, now offering voice to other victims.

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Vanderburgh County has Indiana’s third mental health court program.  This crucial program was developed by Magistrate Jill Marcrum, Judge Les Shively, and Prosecutor Nick Hermann.

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Churches Embracing Offenders is an organization leading non-violent offenders down new paths towards success

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How does We-Tip’s anonymous crime reporting really work?

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The Score: Addiction Diaries – Tri-state woman finds new strength while battling addiction

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For National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann teamed up with Evansville Police, Vanderburgh County Sheriff, Albion Fellows Bacon Center, and Holly’s House for a series of videos to empower crime victims.

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Booming business of home burglaries – Don’t be the next statistic – Monday February 6th, 2017

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Phone scams costing unsuspecting people thousands of dollars – Friday February 10th, 2017

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An Evansville man, who was addicted to meth eleven years ago, has now opened a drug treatment center in Evansville.  Hear from him and Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann on the importance of these facilities – Friday February 17th, 2017

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The father of an Evansville teen severely injured in a wreck caused by a drunk driver, is now driving for ride-sharing service Uber in an effort to get people home safe – Wednesday February 22nd, 2017

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What is a pre sentence investigation report? Why does it take so long between a guilty plea and the judge handing down a sentence for convicted criminals – Monday February 27, 2017

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Evansville woman shares her testimony after a live filled with addiction, finally took a turn in a positive direction. – Friday March 3rd, 2017

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Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann and Tri-state BBB share Top 5 Riskiest Scams. – Friday March 10th, 2017

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Twenty-time convicted felon shares his story of recovery. – Thursday March 16th, 2017