Enhancing Capabilities of Identity Theft Resource Center's National Identity and Cybercrime Direct Victim Services Hotline through Referral Partnerships and Training
The Office of Overseas Citizens Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State, assists American citizens who become victims of crime while traveling, working, or residing abroad. Victims of a terrorist attack occurring outside the United States who is in need of emergency assistance, or with a family member, can call the Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 888–407–4747, from the United States or Canada, or 202–501–4444, from abroad.
OVC Acting Director Katherine Darke Schmitt Commemorates Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Month
OVC FY 2021 Expanding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services to Victims of Sexual Assault Pre-Application Webinar
National Elder Fraud Hotline Microsite
The OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services (the Directory) is designed to help crime victims and service providers find nonemergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad.
This Crime Victimization Glossary is a compilation of terms and definitions provided in the Directory of Crime Victim Services.
The list of terms, its sources, and the links to more information are provided for ease of reference and should not be interpreted as comprehensive and exhaustive to the crime victims field, victimology, or criminology.
The Glossary content is organized by—
At this time, OVC is not accepting new submissions into the Directory of Crime Victim Services as we work to upgrade our platform. We anticipate allowing new submissions by late 2021.