Domestic Violence
Coordinating Council (DVCC)

2020 Outstanding Service Award Recipient

For the past 15 years Carolyn Becker has become an invaluable member Delaware’s victim advocate community.

Carolyn started working for the Wilmington Police Department in 2005, as the Bilingual Victims Case Coordinator.  Carolyn’s proficiency in Spanish helps to remove the communication barriers, often ensuring that victims who would not receive help do.

She guides individuals through the criminal justice system with professionalism and skill. She performs her work with a strong desire to lessen the impact of a crime on the victim.

She informs and assists victims who seek Protection From Abuse orders, develops safety plan after the police have been called,  and connects victims to supportive services in the community, ensuring victims and their families receive the best possible assistance while maintaining their safety.

Carolyn is a passionate, determined, and dedicated advocate. She is an active partner on the Domestic Violence Task Force and Victims’ Rights Task Force and serves as a member on the DVCC’s Immigration Committee.

She has demonstrated a commitment for bringing professionals together and has mentored other’s in the field. She is a compassionate advocate who continues to make a difference in the lives of countless survivors.

The DVCC presented Carolyn with this award during the VIRTUAL Governor’s Proclamation signing for Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 6, 2020.

City of Wilmington Police Department’s Victim Service Unit with Chief Robert J. Tracy



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