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Title: Federal Crime Victim and Witness Assistance Program
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 518
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Type: Collected Work
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This compilation of materials contains information and resources relevant to rights of and assistance for crime victims.
Abstract: The volume provides an overview of Federal initiatives and the Federal Crime Victim and Witness Assistance Program. It includes information on criminal case processing, provisions of the Victim and Witness Protection Act of 1982, the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984, the Victims Rights and Restitution Act of 1990, the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, and Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance. The volume also incorporates materials on the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Attorney and Federal Bureau of Prisons victim-witness assistance programs, Federal law enforcement agency responsibilities, the Crime Victims Fund, and State contacts for VOCA programs. Additionally, the volume includes reporting requirements and forms, sample checklists, sample law enforcement brochures, and a list of resources. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Federal programs; Federal regulations; Victim compensation; Victim Witness Protection Act 1982; Victim-witness programs; Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA); Victims rights
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