Victim Impact Panel

2018 Schedule and Guidelines


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  • Is held in the Onondaga County Justice Center, 555 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13204; thus participants may be subject to a random security check.


  • Meets each month on the first and third Thursday. Participants are recommended to confirm dates to avoid potential unforeseen conflicts that rarely, yet occasionally, may arise.


  • Participants are asked to arrive by 6:15 PM, and have a seat in the lobby until the Victim Impact Panel is announced. The class begins at 6:30, at that time everyone is escorted to the panel location as a group; late arrivals will not be admitted.


  • There are no public restrooms available during panel participation. Participants are required to use the public restroom on the first floor before and or after attending sessions. (approximately 1.5 to 2hrs)


  • A $25 fee will be collected by the VIP facilitator at the time of sign-in. Cash or a certified check /money order payable to: STOP-DWI is acceptable. Personal Checks are NOT accepted.


  • Sessions last a minimum of 1.5 hours beginning after the facilitator has registered all eligible individuals.


  • Participants are responsible for bringing a pen to complete paperwork.  Certificates of Attendance will be handed-out to each eligible participant at the close of the session, as well as a receipt for payment.


  • *NOTE: VIP is canceled when Onondaga County issues a state of emergency warning and roads are closed*

For more information call: Prevention Network, (315) 471-1359 M-F, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or

visit the website:


VIP is Onondaga County District Attorney's Offices, STOP-DWI; Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department, the community court system, community volunteers, and Prevention Network, collaboration, working together for a healthier safer community.