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OVC Help Series for Victims of Crime: Homicide

NCJ Number
254841
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Annotation
This online brochure from the HELP Brochure Series of the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) addresses the characteristics of the offense and potential victimization harms of homicide, identifies victimization needs that frequently occur as a result of homicide, and provides information on services available for victims and how to access them.
Abstract
This brochure defines homicide, discusses what to do if a loved one is a victim of homicide 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 24, 2020