Social Services

Meet Our Social Worker

Erica Lopez, MSW, LSW

Erica Lopez, Police Social Worker

Erica received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Communication Studies and her Master of Social Work with a concentration in Forensics from Aurora University. She is a Licensed Social Worker with extensive experience in criminal justice and social services. Additionally, Erica is 40 hours trained in Domestic Violence, certified as a Moral Reconation Therapy Facilitator, and trained in Core Correctional Practices. She has utilized CBT and DBT, as well as other evidence-based therapies. She has experience working in Probation and pretrial, higher education, and with non-profit organizations. Erica is passionate about helping others learn the tools they need to succeed, loves witnessing growth and resilience and seeing people on the road to healing.  


The Montgomery Police Social Services Division

  • PROVIDES short-term crisis intervention services

  • ASSISTS victims of crime

  • SUPPORTS and follows up on referrals and mental health cases

  • COORDINATES and implement officer wellness plan

  • ENGAGES in community activities

  • PARTICIPATES in community education events

Social Services ICON

Types of Referrals & Areas of Service

  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief Support
  • Sexual or Criminal Victimization
  • Suicide Risk
  • Victim and Witness Assistance
  • Orders of Protection
  • Family Conflict
  • Mental Health Concerns
  • Senior Citizen Support
  • Child Abuse, Neglect
  • Juvenile Deliquency
  • Emotional Support
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental & Physical Illness