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VINE Service Number : (800) 511-1670
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Kentucky VINELink

Welcome to the Kentucky VINELink homepage. The VINELink system is an information and notification resource that provides crime victims and other concerned citizens free, prompt and confidential notification and status information for: Offender Status, Offenders with Court Cases, and Protective Orders. This resource works in conjunction with the automated VINE services provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Victim Services Branch.

In December 1994, Jefferson County established the nation's first automated victim notification system in response to the brutal murder in Louisville, KY of Mary Byron one year earlier. Her former boyfriend kidnapped and raped her and had been incarcerated in the Jefferson County Jail. Fearing that he might pose a danger to her, Mary and her parents asked to be notified if he were released. The jail officials failed to notify them. As a result she was murdered on her twenty-first birthday.

In 1996, Kentucky Department of Corrections implemented the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) system, making Kentucky the first state in the nation to provide this service on a statewide basis.

Protective Order
VINE Protective Order is now incorporating the Brady Bill Notification to make petitioners of an EPO/DVO aware that the respondent has attempted to purchase a firearm. Kentucky law allows victims with Emergency Protective Orders (EPO)/Domestic Violence Orders (DVO) to be notified if the person their protective order is against (respondent) tries to purchase a gun or similar weapon if the following criteria are met:

  • The petitioner or his/her children have a Domestic Violence Order issued by a Kentucky Court or registered with a Kentucky court clerk,
  • The DVO is still in effect,
  • The order is: against an intimate partner or, against his/her own parent or, on behalf of petioners child against his/her parent.

Notification Options
Notifications are available through phone, email, and TTY (hearing impaired). Telephone notifications will continue for 24hrs until confirmed by the four digit PIN code entered at registration. To confirm the notification press "2" and then enter the PIN code when prompted. Please note: This confirmation has to be completed on a live phone call (not an answering machine). If you have forgotten your PIN code you may contact The Victim Services Branch at 1-877-687-6818 to stop notifications and update the PIN.

Additional Information
If you are having trouble using the online system, please call VINE at 1-800-511-1670. A VINE Representative is available 24hrs a day, 7days a week, 365 days a year to take your call. Also, if your contact information changes and you wish to continue to be notified, please contact The Victim Services Branch at 1-877-687-6818 to update your information.
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