Victim and Witness Assistance and Law Enforcement

Crime Victims, witnesses, and their families may be eligible to receive compensation from the Town of Basalt Victim and Witness Assistance and Law Enforcement Board (VALE) for some of the financial loss resulting from violent or property crimes.

Funds for the VALE program comes from fines collected by the Town of Basalt Municipal Court. Persons who are convicted of ordinance or traffic violations are assessed a surcharge in addition to their fines. These surcharge funds are used to help crime victims, witnesses and the   Basalt Police Department.

Applications for VALE Compensation


Fillable Application


You can also obtain information at The Basalt Police Department or Basalt Town Hall. 

VALE Board

Chair Ann Stephenson

Mayor Jackie Whitsitt

Town Council Member Gary Tennenbaum

Community Member Father Will Fisher 

Chief of Police Greg Knott