Masthead image: What You Can Do If You Are a Victim of Crime, Photo of woman seated in a window, looking outside.
April 2010  

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This updated brochure highlights victims' rights and compensation and assistance programs, and lists national organizations that help victims find information or obtain referrals.

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The Office for Victims of Crime is a component of The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the Nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has seven components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at

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