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  NCJ Number: NCJ 167242   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide: 1998
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
  Author(s): Christine N. Edmunds ; Morna A. Murray ; Anne K. Seymour ; Jann P. Taylor ; Bryan G. Criswell ; Rev. David W. Delaplane ; Janice Wilkerson
  Corporate Author: Victims' Assistance Legal Organization (VALOR)
United States of America
  Date Published: 1998
  Page Count: 65
  Annotation: This resouce guide was developed by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime to provide assistance to communities as they celebrated the 18th commemoration of the National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 19-25, 1998.
  Abstract: The National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) honors those individuals who serve crime victims and celebrates the achievements of crime victim advocates. It also provides an opportunity for communities to evaluate their service programs for victims of crime and to promote crime victims' rights. This resource guide was developed by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, to provide guidance to communities in planning their activities during NCVRW, April 19-25, 1998. The guide includes a historical overview of the history of crime victims' rights in American along with samples of sermons, press releases, proclamations, and opinion/editorial columns. Information is also provided on amendments to States' constitutions; data on child abuse and victimization, costs of crime, crime and education, crime and victimization, domestic violence, drunk driving, economic crime, elder abuse and neglect, hate and bias crime, homicide, juvenile crime and victimization, rape and sexual assault, stalking, substance abuse and crime, victims with disabilities, and workplace violence and crime. Finally, the guide provides a listing of resources available for victims of crime. Tables
  Main Term(s): Crimes against persons
  Index Term(s): Homicide ; Rape ; White collar crime ; Crime Statistics ; Child abuse ; Crimes against children ; Persons with physical disabilities ; Crime costs ; Community relations ; Crimes of passion ; Crimes against the elderly ; Domestic assault ; Hate Crimes ; Stalkers ; Violence in the workplace ; Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 97-MU-GX-0010
  Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Guideline
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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