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Office of Justice Programs

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 10 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 announces a new award category, the Vision 21 Crime Victims Research Award. This award recognizes individual researchers or research teams that are making a significant contribution to the Nation’s understanding of crime victims’ issues. Learn more.

OVC is accepting nominations for the 2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards, and they are due Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony

In 2014, the Awards Ceremony was held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.  If you missed the event and would like to learn more, visit the following:

Visit the OVC Gallery for more information about past award recipients and past commemorative events.

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