Other Web Resources on Victims and Victimization

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Federal Government

Bureau of Justice Statistics
The United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics, including statistics on criminal victimization.

Office for Victims of Crime
Enhances the Nation's capacity to assist crime victims and provides leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all crime victims. See also OVC's Help for Victims pages.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource that provides comprehensive justice and substance abuse information. Read more about victims and victimization.

Division of Violence Prevention
A division of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DVP works to prevent injuries and deaths caused by violence. See NCIPC's injury topics and fact sheets.

Other National Organizations

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
Promotes an exchange of information and ideas through a nationwide network of victim compensation programs. Promotes training and technical assistance activities and advocacy.

National Center for Victims of Crime
A leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Works with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies on behalf of crime victims.

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
Part of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dedicated to a better understanding of the impact of criminal victimization on adults, children, and their families through its focus on scientific research, evidence-based treatment, professional education, and consultation.

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Date Modified: August 1, 2011