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Elgin IL Police Department Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $450,000)

This grant award made to the City of Elgin, is funded under OVC FY 2020 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program Purpose Area 2: Mid-Sized Agency, which is designed to develop or enhance and sustain crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies and better coordinate services to victims to more quickly and more effectively serve the victim assistance and compensation needs of all crime victims and inform them of their rights as crime victims. Under this project, the Elgin Police Department will increase collaboration between the Elgin Police Department and the Kane and Cook County State's Attorney's Offices. The project will increase public outreach and awareness of the Victim Services Program in the areas of Elgin where highest needs are identified. These enhancements will strengthen the Victim Services Program by increasing the focus on victims who have the greatest need for services and who are at the highest risk of experiencing repetitive victimization.(CA/NCF)

Date Created: October 22, 2020