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Law Enforcement Based Victim Specialist

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $196,335)

This grant award made to Utah State University, is funded under OVC FY 2020 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program, Purpose Area 1: Small-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. The grantee will primarily be implemented on Utah State University's (USU) main campus, which is located on 400 acres of suburban land in Logan, Cache County, Utah. The population of Logan is 48,565 and the Logan main campus has a population of 16,167 students. Some activities including law enforcement and faculty/staff trainings will be available to Statewide Campus faculty and students via Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) and quarterly trips to Statewide Campus sites. The project will serve primary and secondary victims of crime, including USU students, faculty, and staff(primary victims) and significant members of their support system (secondary victims). CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020