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  • Does the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) provide direct services to victims of crime?
    The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) provides direct services to people victimized on Tribal or Fed... Read More
    Last Updated: November 10, 2011

  • 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

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  • 2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide,  OVC, January 2015, NCJ 247813. (182 pages).
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  • Innovative Practices for Victim Services: Report From the Field,  OVC, December 2014, NCJ 248495. (20 pages).
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  • 2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Poster, (Poster)  OVC, January 2015, PS000028.
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  • Addressing the Impact of Wrongful Convictions on Crime Victims,  NIJ, October 2014, NCJ 247881. (5 pages).
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  • Automated Victim Notification: The Landscape in the US,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2014, NCJ 248435.
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  • Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Grant Program, July 2011-March 2012,  BJA-Sponsored, 2013, NCJ 248182. (6 pages).
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