Success in the Media

The Devastating Impact of Violent Crime on Victims

More than two-thirds (68 percent) of serious violent crime victims experienced socio-emotional problems as a result of the victimization per the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Serious violent crime includes rape or sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. In the BJS National Crime Victimization Survey, socio-emotional problems are defined as the victim’s experience […]

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Crime Victim Rights: Crime in America.Net

You have the right not to be silent. Most states have rights built into their constitutions to assist you when you become a victim of crime. But we’ll let you in on a secret; many of us in the criminal justice system don’t know these rights exist. When we go to the police academy, the overwhelming amount […]

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Teen Dating Violence: Crime News

Gentlereaders: As the father of two girls, you take the subject of violence against women very seriously. There is simply too much of it. Please see the “Crimes Against Women” section of Crime in America.Net. Most teenagers do not experience physical aggression when they date. However, for some teens, abuse is a very real part […]

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Crime Victim Rights–New DOJ Report

The Rand Corporation recently completed a process evaluation of the National Center for Victims of Crime of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) Victims’ Rights Clinics. The NCVLI clinics are intended to promote awareness, education, and enforcement of victims’ rights in the criminal justice system. The process evaluationaddressed a variety of issues including: clinic […]

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