Attorney General Russell Coleman pursues justice for Kentuckians who are victims of crimes through investigations, prosecutions, and providing ongoing support resources. The Office of the Attorney General engages with victim advocates regarding matters related to crime victims, including training, awareness, and policy initiatives.
Through the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) system, crime victims can receive and access critical information about inmates housed in local jails, adult correctional facilities, and certain juvenile offenders. VINE provides access to data 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Kentucky is the first state in the nation to provide an automated, statewide victims notification system. Visit our VINE webpage to learn more about the system and how to sign up.
The Office of the Attorney General acts as the leading agency in Kentucky's fight against human trafficking, a modern-day form of slavery forcing children and adults into sex or labor services. The Office of Trafficking and Abuse Prevention & Prosecution works on human trafficking cases and assists local law enforcement with resources to resolve human trafficking complaints. The office offers training to organizations throughout the Commonwealth and has forged partnerships with the trucking and hospitality industries and the Baptist Convention.