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OVC Help Series for Victims of Crime: Assault

NCJ Number
254837
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Annotation
This online brochure from the HELP Brochure Series of the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) addresses the nature of the assault offense, the features of victimization needs that usually occur from an assault, and the nature of and how to access services for assault victims.
Abstract
This brochure defines assault, discusses what to do if you are a victim of assault and where to go for help, and provides resources for more information and assistance. This brochure is part of a series of nine brochures featuring information and resources for victims of crime and victim service professionals on the topics of assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking.
Date Created: June 23, 2020