Meet the Victim Services team

Like victims of crime, the staff and volunteers that work for Victim Services come from all walks of life, bringing with them a variety of interests, life experiences, and expertise. Meet the core team that provides support to victims of crime in the Halifax region. 

Dolly Mosher
Domestic Violence Case Coordinator

A photo of Dolly Mosher. 

Dolly Mosher is a Domestic Violence Case Coordinator for Halifax Regional Police’s Victim Services Unit.

Dolly joined Victim Services in an integrated role with the RCMP in 2003 as the domestic violence case coordinator working on high risk of lethality files in the Halifax region and central Nova Scotia. 

She received training from Dr. Jacqueline Campbell of John Hopkins School of Nursing in 2004 on the danger assessment for lethality, and is an Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment trainer and a domestic violence trainer. She has studied grief and bereavement in pastoral care and likes working with seniors. 

Dolly is a founding member of Silent Witness Nova Scotia and the current chair of the Crime Prevention Society of Nova Scotia, and co-chairs the High Risk Case Coordination Protocol committees in the Halifax Regional Municipality and in Colchester and Antigonish Counties.

Tara Borden
Domestic Violence Case Coordinator

A photo of Tara Borden.

Tara Borden joined Halifax Regional Police’s Victim Services Unit in 2017 as a Domestic Violence Case Coordinator. Tara’s role supports survivors of intimate partner violence, within the Halifax region, who are at a high-risk of serious injury or death.

Tara graduated from Dalhousie University after completing a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Social Work. In addition, Tara holds undergraduate degrees in Criminology and Sociology from Saint Mary’s University.

Tara has experience working in numerous roles, including, a residential support worker for people with disabilities, a health youth counsellor and a community women’s support worker. Currently, Tara serves as a board member for New Start Men’s Counselling. Previously, she volunteered with the Boys & Girls Club of Dartmouth, Chebucto Connections and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Tara is passionate about supporting those who have experienced intimate partner violence, increasing community awareness education and working with police to support a trauma informed response to victim’s needs.