Category: crime victims

Apply Now: Enhancing Access to Services Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime is seeking applications for grants that enhance services for crime victims in linguistically specific communities by breaking down barriers that prevent millions of deaf and hard-of-hearing crime victims across the country, as well as those with limited English proficiency, from accessing the services they need …

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Apply Now: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP). COAP is designed to: support first responders and provide for the needs of crime victims; support diversion programs for non-violent individuals with illicit and prescription opioid addictions; implement …

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Opinion: Victims of Crime and Reformers Should Work Together on Criminal Justice Reform

Washington Examiner By Jordan Richardson, Laurie Garduque, and Mai Fernandez Recent criminal justice reforms, such as the creation of alternatives to incarceration and the tearing down of barriers to reentry from prison, have resulted in significant changes around the country. Nonetheless, there’s one thing that has remained the same: policymakers are failing to consult crime …

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