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What is the Office for Victims of Crime?

NCJ Number
230190
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
Annotation
This pamphlet describes the responsibilities and programs of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), whose mission is “to enhance the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and provide leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices in ways that will provide justice and healing for all victims.”
Abstract
This fact sheet describes OVC's mission and major responsibilities.
Date Created: June 23, 2020