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Victims of Crime
One measure of the effectiveness of a criminal justice system may be found in how it responds to crimes against its most vulnerable victims and whether it has the courage to hold those who prey upon special victims accountable.

Victims' Rights Manuals and Information

Crime Victim Resources
National Center for Victims of Crime 
The National Center for Victims of Crime is one of the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. Please join with us as we forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
National Crime Victim Law Institute 
The National Crime Victim Law Institute actively promotes balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing. Use this link to access the NCVLI Resources for Victims page.
Office of Victims of Crime 
Established in 1988 through an amendment to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984, OVC is charged by Congress with administering the Crime Victims Fund (the Fund). Through OVC, the Fund supports a broad array of programs and services that focus on helping victims in the immediate aftermath of crime and continuing to support them as they rebuild their lives. Millions of dollars are invested annually in victim compensation and assistance in every U.S. state and territory, as well as for training, technical assistance, and other capacity-building programs designed to enhance service providers' ability to support victims of crime in communities across the Nation.

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