Victim Assistance Compensation Board

The Victim Assistance Compensation Board consists of five members appointed by the Lakewood City Council to serve three-year terms.

The Board considers requests for compensation to victims through an established process of application and review. It also monitors the Victim Assistance Fund and insures that funds are utilized in accordance with the law.


These meetings are not open to the general public.


  • Deborah Platten, program representative from victim assistance
  • Mark Dietal, Lakewood municipal court employee
  • Shawna Gilbert, police department employee
  • Beth Ann Bethel, Lakewood resident
  • Christopher Yancy, Lakewood resident


8 a.m.
Third Tuesday of each month
Police Department
445 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80226

Boards and Commissions Appointment Coordinator

Teri Colvin
City Clerk’s Office

Victim Assistance Compensation Board Liaison

Lindsey Bravdica, victim advocate

303- 987-7392,

Contact Information:

City Clerk's Office
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7080
Police Department Main
445 S Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7111

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