A key component of the Special Assault Unit is the Intimate Violence Enhanced Services Team, also known as InVEST. The team is comprised of one detective from the Special Assault Unit, one advocate from Hubbard House and a planning technician from the City of Jacksonville Victim Services.  
 
InVEST members assist victims in obtaining court orders and work closely with the State Attorney's Office to build stronger cases against batterers. They also ensure batterers know the law as it pertains to domestic violence and that they comply with existing court orders. 
 
The office staff from InVEST works closely with a variety of other organizations throughout the community to provide services to families affected by domestic violence, including the Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (CPDV). CPDV is a "one stop shop" located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse in room 2409 where victims can receive assistance obtaining an injunction for protection and finding a safe place to relocate.
 
For more information please visit page 30-31 of the Department of Investigations and Homeland Security Departmental Report.*
Contact Us

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
InVEST
Police Memorial Building
501 E. Bay St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 630-2168


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**Official crime data is released by the Uniform Crime Report (FDLE/FBI) on a semi-annual basis only. For the purposes of public education, crime incident numbers used in this document may reflect reported incidents and may differ from those appearing in the annual UCR Report.