Home     Employment     Members Only Login     Listserv     Contact Us     
 
Association for Prosecuting Attorneys, Prosecutors, District Attorney and National District Attorney
 APA Overview       Programs       Events       Press Room       Resources       Become a Member       Donate 
 In The News
  Posted on: Friday, June 1, 2012
West Virginia Crime Victim Compensation to Get Boost from Federal Funding
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A compensation fund for West Virginia crime victims will receive $1.2 million in federal funding. U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin announced the funding Thursday. The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs provided the grant to help reimburse victims for expenses resulting from crimes. The funding comes from criminal fines, forfeited bonds, penalties and special assessments collected by federal prosecutors, courts and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Last year West Virginia served nearly 40,000 crime victims and spent more than $2.9 million in compensation.
Post a comment

Name/Nickname:
(required)

Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)

Comments: (plain text only)

 
Recent Articles:
11/18/14   Cumberland County Pennsylvania DA Calls For Tougher Penalties For Child Pornography
11/17/14   Cabell County West Virginia DA Saves over $100K In Misdemeanor Cases
11/14/14   Boston Bombing Suspect's Lawyers Ask For Trial Delay
11/13/14   First Ever African-American Woman Elected DA In Louisiana
11/12/14   Missoula County Montana Attorney's Office Works To Achieve Sexual Assault Response Goals
Search Archives:
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed

 

Legal Disclaimer | Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer