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Victims of crime

  • Fifty State Survey of Vulnerable Persons Statutes

    This document provides information regarding enacting state, statute number, statute title, coverage, definitions and notes, penalties, and applica
  • Promising Victim Related Practices in Probation and Parole Fact Sheet Series

    Access to eight fact sheets “on topics related to crime victims and victims’ needs throughout the community corrections process” is provided.
  • Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services: Final Report

    “The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report presents a cohesive and comprehensive framework for strategic change in the victim servic
  • Voice of the Victim: A Perspective Spotlight Issue

    This special issue of Perspectives is “is dedicated to promoting innovative programs, policies and protocols that improve crime victims’ rights and
  • Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization

    The use of the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) to determine the point at which “victimization and delinquency converge
  • Evaluation of the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program

    Results from an evaluation of Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) programs are presented.
  • VictimLaw

    “VictimLaw is a searchable database of victims' rights legal provisions including federal, state, and territorial statutes, Tribal laws, state cons
  • Promising Victim Related Practices in Probation and Parole: Training Curriculum [and] Participant Manual [Lesson Plans and Participants' Manual]

    “The goal of this training program is to provide community corrections officers with information on strategies they can use to enhance their intera
  • In Defense of Victim Impact Statements (2009)

    This article by Judge Paul G. Cassell defends the use of victim impact statements.

  • Who Experiences Violent Victimization and Who Accesses Services? (2019)

    The purpose of this research is to identify groups of persons at high risk for serious violent victimization to help inform how victim services and

  • Annotated Bibliography: Male Victims in Underserved Communities (2020)

    Considering multiple aspects of individuals’ identities and lived experiences allows for a clearer picture of crime victims’ unique needs and poten

  • Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance (2022)

    The purpose of this document is to establish guidelines to be followed by officers and employees of the U.S.