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Shanda Scott, Victim Assistance Coordinator, located at the Bridgeport Police Department provides services to victims of a crime. Mrs. Scott coordinates with federal, Connecticut state, and local government agencies to help victims. If you have been the victim of crime (of any crime within the City of Bridgeport) and are in search of assistance, please feel free to contact Mrs. Scott. She will be able to offer direction, potential resources, and useful information. She can be reached at 203-576-7714 or or by setting up an appointment via email (due to COVID-19 restrictions).

You may also contact Shanda Scott, Victim Assistance Coordinator for questions about:

  • Bridgeport Victim Service Programs
  • Crime Victim Compensation Programs
  • Fairfield County Domestic Violence Programs
  • Fairfield County Criminal Justice System
  • Crime Reporting

The Bridgeport Police Department serves all members of the community regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

*The City is Bridgeport is not liable for any expenses incurred from the towing of a vehicle or due to the loss of any personal items related to a crime*


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Victim Support Services and Information

Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, and Sexual Assault

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCA/DV)

Call or Text: 888-774-2900 (24/7)


National Human Trafficking Hotline

888-373-7888 or text BEFREE to 233733


CIRI (Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

Project Rescue- Anti-Human Trafficking Program 



The Center for Family Justice

753 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604


203-333-2233 (Hotline)


Connecticut Alliance To End Sexual Violence

Statewide 24-hour Toll-Free Hotline

English: 888-999-5545 (Call or Text)

Spanish: 888-568-8332




Toll Free: 800-203-1234


Office of Child Advocate



Office of Victim Services (State)