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Vision 21: Multidisciplinary Responses in Complex Homicide Cases

NCJ Number
250945
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
Publication Type
Fact Sheet
Annotation
This report outlines the efforts of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to improve services to the family or community impacted in a “complex” homicide case, using the framework of Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Initiative, which is the first comprehensive examination into the crime victims field in 15 years.
Abstract
This fact sheet describes an OVC-funded project to support the enhancement of multidisciplinary interventions within 24 to 48 hours of a death for some of the most complex cases. These cases may include gang-related homicides, intrafamilial homicides, homicides involving child witnesses, and deaths involving impaired driving or driving under the influence.
Date Created: August 14, 2018