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OVC and OVC-Sponsored Publications

Break the Silence: Sexual Assault and the SART Solution (June 2013) OVC-Sponsored, 0 pages, NCJ 243297.
This online video is designed to help in the creation a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and can be used to educate other potential members, management, and the community on how SARTs can provide improved response to victims of sexual assault and increased offender conviction rates. Recognizing the severity, complexity and impact of sexual assault in Indian Country and rural areas, the video can be used by Native American and rural SARTs to make their respective communities aware of an existing SART program and its value.
Abstract | HTML
 
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013) OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957.
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
 
Victim Services in Rural Law Enforcement (2011 update) (2011) OVC, 73 pages, NCJ 232748.
This resource explores creative and economical ways for rural law enforcement agencies to meet the needs of victims at the crime scene and during follow-up contact.
Abstract | HTML
 
Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims During Cold Case Investigations: A Guide for Developing a Law Enforcement Protocol (August 2011) OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 55 pages, NCJ 236082.
Through funding from OVC, the National Sheriffs' Association, Justice Solutions, and the National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc., developed this publication which identifies and discusses how law enforcement agencies can develop protocols for best serving survivors of homicide during cold case investigation.
Abstract | PDF
 
SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams (March 2011) OVC, Electronic Document, 0 pages, NCJ 232786.
This toolkit is a compilation of resources for communities wanting to develop SARTs — coordinated teams of people who serve victims of sexual assault — and for communities wanting to improve their SART responses. The toolkit reviews the basics, lays out the steps involved in putting together your SART, describes how to retain focus on victims, highlights SART programs throughout the country, and includes sample resources to use when developing and evaluating your team.
HTML
 

OJP Publications

Perspectives on Civil Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Cases: The Rural and Urban Divide (June 2010) NIJ, Article, NIJ Journal, 5 pages, NCJ 230410.
This study examined the impact of civil protective orders against perpetrators of domestic violence on the safety of their victims in five Kentucky jurisdictions.

Part Of the NIJ Journal Series Abstract | PDF | HTML
 
Gender and Violent Victimization, 1973-2005 (December 2009) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 93 pages, NCJ 229133.
This study estimated previously unknown long-term trends in violent victimization by gender and various socio-demographic data, using relevant data for the years 1973-2005.
Abstract | PDF
 
Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, and Costs (September 2009) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 182 pages, NCJ 228350.
This study compared the effectiveness, enforcement, and cost-effectiveness of civil protective orders (POs) in protecting victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) in rural and urban areas of Kentucky.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report)
 

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Each month the Nation's experts answer your questions about best practices in victim services. Below are upcoming and most recent session discussions in this topic:

On Apr 4 2012 at 2:00PM, Robin Clover, Executive Director of the Sublette County Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SAFV) Task Force, and Tiffany Eskelson-Maestas, Resource Development Specialist of the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, hosted a discussion on Serving Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Communities

On Aug 31 2006 at 2:00PM, Jeannette Adkins, Executive Director for the National Organization for Victim Assistance, hosted a discussion on Rural Victimization Assistance


How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More

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Publications

OVC and OVC-Sponsored Publications

Break the Silence: Sexual Assault and the SART Solution (June 2013) OVC-Sponsored, 0 pages, NCJ 243297. This online video is designed to help in the creation a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and can be used to educate other potential members, management, and the community on how SARTs can provide improved response to victims of sexual assault and increased offender conviction rates. Recognizing the severity, complexity and impact of sexual assault in Indian Country and rural areas, the video can be used by Native American and rural SARTs to make their respective communities aware of an existing SART program and its value.
Abstract | HTML
 
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013) OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957. The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
 
Victim Services in Rural Law Enforcement (2011 update) (2011) OVC, 73 pages, NCJ 232748. This resource explores creative and economical ways for rural law enforcement agencies to meet the needs of victims at the crime scene and during follow-up contact.
Abstract | HTML
 
Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims During Cold Case Investigations: A Guide for Developing a Law Enforcement Protocol (August 2011) OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 55 pages, NCJ 236082. Through funding from OVC, the National Sheriffs' Association, Justice Solutions, and the National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc., developed this publication which identifies and discusses how law enforcement agencies can develop protocols for best serving survivors of homicide during cold case investigation.
Abstract | PDF
 
SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams (March 2011) OVC, Electronic Document, 0 pages, NCJ 232786. This toolkit is a compilation of resources for communities wanting to develop SARTs — coordinated teams of people who serve victims of sexual assault — and for communities wanting to improve their SART responses. The toolkit reviews the basics, lays out the steps involved in putting together your SART, describes how to retain focus on victims, highlights SART programs throughout the country, and includes sample resources to use when developing and evaluating your team.
HTML
 

OJP Publications

Perspectives on Civil Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Cases: The Rural and Urban Divide (June 2010) NIJ, Article, NIJ Journal, 5 pages, NCJ 230410. This study examined the impact of civil protective orders against perpetrators of domestic violence on the safety of their victims in five Kentucky jurisdictions.
Part Of the NIJ Journal Series
Abstract | PDF | HTML
 
Gender and Violent Victimization, 1973-2005 (December 2009) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 93 pages, NCJ 229133. This study estimated previously unknown long-term trends in violent victimization by gender and various socio-demographic data, using relevant data for the years 1973-2005.
Abstract | PDF
 
Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, and Costs (September 2009) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 182 pages, NCJ 228350. This study compared the effectiveness, enforcement, and cost-effectiveness of civil protective orders (POs) in protecting victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) in rural and urban areas of Kentucky.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report)
 

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Related Resources

Federal Resources

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, NCJRS offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.
 

Non-Governmental Resources

National Center for Rural Law Enforcement
NCRLE is a university-based organization committed to helping rural law enforcement agencies effectively combat crime in their communities.
 
Rural Crime and Justice Center (RCJC)
RCJC was established to explore the unique characteristics of rural crime and deviance.
 

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Web Forum Discussions

Each month the Nation's experts answer your questions about best practices in victim services. Below are upcoming and most recent session discussions in this topic:

On Apr 4 2012 at 2:00PM, Robin Clover, Executive Director of the Sublette County Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SAFV) Task Force, and Tiffany Eskelson-Maestas, Resource Development Specialist of the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, hosted a discussion on Serving Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Communities

On Aug 31 2006 at 2:00PM, Jeannette Adkins, Executive Director for the National Organization for Victim Assistance, hosted a discussion on Rural Victimization Assistance


FAQs

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More

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Funding

No funding records found relevant to this topic.

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National Calendar of Crime Victim Assistance-Related Events
Upcoming Event(s)
National Center for Victims of Crime 2014 National Training Institute
Miami, FL
09/17/2014-09/19/2014

14th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime
Palm Springs, CA
12/11/2014-12/14/2014

Online Directory of Crime Victims Services.