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Financial Support for Victims of Crime: A Quick Guide for Corrections and Community Supervision Officers

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Intended for corrections and supervision officers who may become involved in issues related to financial support for crime victims who suffered financial losses due to the criminal actions of a supervised offender, this guide provides guidance on the management of offenders under orders of restitution for victims of their crimes, along with other means of financial support for crime victims.
Corrections, probation, and parole officers can play an important role to inform victims of services, rights, and programs. This guide outlines how to provide victims of crime with information on restitution, victim compensation, and other types of financial assistance.
Date Created: September 23, 2018