Victim Impact Panel

The Warren and Washington Counties Victim Impact Panel is administered by members of the Glens Falls Police Department, the Washington County Sheriff's Office and local residents in New York.

Please be advised that an Online Victim Impact Panel is not a substitution for attending a court ordered Impact Panel.

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For the Courts:

Please only assign attendees after consulting with the Victim Impact Panel Coordinator.

Courts can now download the new Sentencing Form - Click here

WHAT YOU NEED:

You must confirm with the Court that you are in fact scheduled for a particular date. 

If you have been sentenced to the Impact Panel, you will need to bring $25.00 cash for a first time offender. Second time offenders pay a $50.00 fee and if this is your third or more offense, the fee is $100.00. We do not accept checks or credit cards. The Impact Panel starts promptly at 7:00 pm and the doors are locked. NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED AFTER 7:00. Do not be late. Doors open at about 6:30. We are located on the 3rd floor of:

Glens Falls City Hall

42 Ridge St.

Glens Falls, NY 12801 


* NOTE: Due to COVID-19  concerns, a second location is being utilized. Your Court will direct you to the proper site. Read your form provided by the Court closely for further details..  

Upcoming Classes:

Panels are held on the last Monday of every month, unless it falls on a Holiday . 

It is then otherwise noted by an *.

2020

Monday, January 27 Completed

Monday, February 24 Completed

Monday, March 30 - Cancelled

Wednesday, April 29 - Cancelled

Monday, May 18 - Cancelled

Monday, June 29 - Cancelled

Monday, July 27- Cancelled

Monday, August 31 Completed

Monday, September 28 Completed

Monday, October 26 Completed

Monday, November 30 Completed

Monday, December 28 Cancelled 


2021

Classes for 2021 can still be scheduled, we will continue to evaluate if they can be safely be held. Courts can contact Undersheriff Winchell with questions 518-746-2475.

Monday, January 25 - Cancelled 

Monday, February 22 - Cancelled 

Monday, March 29 Completed

Monday, April 26 Completed

Monday, May 24* Completed

Monday, June 28 Completed

Monday, July 26 Completed

Monday, August 30 Completed

Monday, September 27 - Cancelled

Monday, October 25 - Cancelled

Monday, November 29

Monday, December 27


FAQ:

How much does it cost?

You will need $25.00 cash. We do not accept checks, money orders or credit cards.

How long does it take?

The panel usually takes about an hour to an hour and a half.

What if I don't have an ID?

We understand that you may not have a Drivers License at the moment. You will still be admitted.

Can I bring someone with me?

Many people will need a ride. Your ride will have to wait outside or come back and pick you up. If they want to attend, they will have to pay the $25.00 fee (panel size dependent).

What should I wear?

You may dress casual but DO NOT show up in sweat pants, flip flops or pajamas. You will not be admitted if you do.

What if I can't make it or I am late?

Only a judge can excuse you. If you fail to appear or are late and not admitted, the court that sent you will be notified and it may be considered a failure to complete your sentence.

Who are the speakers?

Our speakers vary every month. Some are officials but most are victims of Distracted Driving or DWI offenders or are offenders themselves.

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