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Victim and Witness Advocacy Program (VWA): The VWA will be a new law enforcement based program to help victims and witnesses cope and heal in the aftermath of crime, to include a VWA specialist.

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $250,000)

The purpose of this award, funded under the OVC FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program, is to develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process including connecting them with community-based direct victim services programs to more quickly and more effectively serve them. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 27, 2019