Tori Frenaye began working as the Victim Services Specialist for the Kinston Police Department in December of 2023. The Victim Services Specialist is a new position created by Chief Keith Goyette to help victims in our community. Tori coordinates programs and services for victims and witnesses of misdemeanor and felony crimes. This role provides guidance and support throughout the investigative process as a liaison between the victim and the prosecution team. Tori is also available to help with victim compensation and restitution programs.
Tori is a 2016 graduate of Western Carolina University and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, with a specialization in addiction counseling. Tori is a trained forensic interviewer through the nationally recognized RADAR model and has years of professional work experience with child abuse, forensic interviews, substance use, and mental health.