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  • I am a victim of identity theft. What can I do?
    Please visit the Crime Victimization: Fraud and Identity Theft section of the Office for Victims of ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 17, 2014

  • What should be included in a victim impact statement?
    Information on victim impact statements is available in the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) public... Read More
    Last Updated: February 8, 2011

  • What rights are provided through an order of protection?
    Information on orders of protection is available from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) report, ... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

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  • Making PREA and Victim Services Accessible for Incarcerated People with Disabilities: An Implementation Guide for Practitioners on the Adult and Juvenile Standards,  BJA-Sponsored, October 2015, NCJ 249512. (32 pages).

  • Global Overview of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Systems,  SMART, April 2014, NCJ 248971. (27 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • 2015 OVC Report to the Nation, Fiscal Years 2013-2014: Building Capacity Through Research, Innovation, Technology, and Training,  OVC, August 2015, NCJ 248907. (4 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • OVC Fast Facts: Office for Victims of Crime Reports on 2013–2014 Programs and Services Fact Sheet,  OVC, August 2015, NCJ 248908. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Final Report of the "Impact of Legal Representation on Child Custody Decisions Among Families With a History of Intimate Partner Violence Study",  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 248886. (60 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Detroit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Action Research Project (ARP), Executive Summary,  NIJ-Sponsored, February 2015, NCJ 248681. (8 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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