National Crime Victims’ Service Awards
Each year, OVC recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services. The award recipients, who are selected from public nominations in 11 categories, are extraordinary individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that provide services to victims of crime. The honorees are honored at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.
This year, OVC announced a new award category, the Tomorrow’s Leaders Award. This award seeks to honor and highlight youth up to age 24 years who have dedicated their efforts to supporting victims of crime. Learn more.
The nomination period for the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards is now closed.
National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony
2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony
In 2015, the Awards Ceremony was held on April 21, 2015, in Washington, D.C. If you missed the event and would like to learn more, visit the following:
- Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.
- Karol Mason, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs, addresses the crowd during the annual ceremony.
- OVC Award Recipient Gallery.
- OVC Event Photos—a series of photos from the April 21st event will be posted online as soon as they become available.
Visit the OVC Gallery for more information about past award recipients and past commemorative events.