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2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide (March 2019)
OVC, 3 pages, NCJ 252369.
The 2019 NCVRW Resource Guide provides materials to create your own public awareness campaigns to raise awareness about crime victims’ rights and the services available to victims of crime. The guide features campaign materials in both English and Spanish, including planning tips, artwork, and more.
Abstract | HTML
2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Poster (2019)
OVC, NCJ 252740.
The poster evokes this year’s NCVRW theme—Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.—which celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim services that is even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed. The poster is available for download and a customizable version is available. A limited number of color hardcopies can be ordered through the OVC Resource Center (www.ncjrs.gov).
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2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Poster Kit (includes Theme Poster and awareness posters) (2019)
OVC, NCJ 252741.
The poster kit contains the NCVRW Theme Poster and this year's awareness posters. These awareness materials are customizable and available to download. A limited number of color hardcopies can be ordered through the OVC Resource Center (www.ncjrs.gov).
HTML
Tools for Changing the Narrative About Male Survivors of Violence (2018)
OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 52 pages, NCJ 252061.
This communications toolkit can help organizations to identify and achieve their communications goals in changing the narrative about trauma among male survivors of violence. It contains sections on general strategic communications tools and working with the news media.
Abstract | PDF
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013)
OVC, Report, 60 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)
A News Media Guide for Victim Service Providers (September 2009)
OVC-Sponsored, 137 pages, NCJ 236256.
This media guide is intended to help victim service providers advise victims in their dealings with the media and serve the entire spectrum of the victim services field, from professionals who are branded new to their role as "victim media advisor" to those with decades of experience.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
Guide for Journalists Who Report on Crime and Crime Victims (September 2009)
OVC-Sponsored, 66 pages, NCJ 236257.
This guide is designed to advise and assist journalists who seek to cover crime and victimization in a way that is sensitive to crime victims, yet still allows them to fulfill their role and responsibilities to the public as reporters.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
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AMBER Alert Best Practices Guide, Second Edition (April 2019)
OJJDP, Report, 68 pages, NCJ 252759.
The guide provides AMBER Alert coordinators with information to manage both a specific alert and their overall AMBER Alert program. Topics covered include AMBER Alert criteria for missing and abducted children, law enforcement response, leveraging all media, and AMBER Alert in Indian country.
Abstract | PDF
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, Report, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
Planning, Implementing and Operating Effective Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) Programs: Guidelines and Standards (October 2006)
BJA-Sponsored, Electronic Document, 44 pages, NCJ 234517.
This report provides recommendations and standards for planning, implementing, and operating an effective SAVIN Program.
Abstract | PDF
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, Report, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets (April 2005)
OJJDP, Report, 10 pages, NCJ 208481.
Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures.
Abstract | PDF 856 KB | HTML 47.93
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AMBER Alert Best Practices Guide, Second Edition (April 2019)
OJJDP, Report, 68 pages, NCJ 252759.
The guide provides AMBER Alert coordinators with information to manage both a specific alert and their overall AMBER Alert program. Topics covered include AMBER Alert criteria for missing and abducted children, law enforcement response, leveraging all media, and AMBER Alert in Indian country.
Abstract | PDF
2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide (March 2019)
OVC, 3 pages, NCJ 252369.
The 2019 NCVRW Resource Guide provides materials to create your own public awareness campaigns to raise awareness about crime victims’ rights and the services available to victims of crime. The guide features campaign materials in both English and Spanish, including planning tips, artwork, and more.
Abstract | HTML
2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Poster (2019)
OVC, NCJ 252740.
The poster evokes this year’s NCVRW theme—Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.—which celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim services that is even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed. The poster is available for download and a customizable version is available. A limited number of color hardcopies can be ordered through the OVC Resource Center (www.ncjrs.gov).
HTML
2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Poster Kit (includes Theme Poster and awareness posters) (2019)
OVC, NCJ 252741.
The poster kit contains the NCVRW Theme Poster and this year's awareness posters. These awareness materials are customizable and available to download. A limited number of color hardcopies can be ordered through the OVC Resource Center (www.ncjrs.gov).
HTML
Tools for Changing the Narrative About Male Survivors of Violence (2018)
OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 52 pages, NCJ 252061.
This communications toolkit can help organizations to identify and achieve their communications goals in changing the narrative about trauma among male survivors of violence. It contains sections on general strategic communications tools and working with the news media.
Abstract | PDF
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013)
OVC, Report, 60 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)
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, Report, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
A News Media Guide for Victim Service Providers (September 2009)
OVC-Sponsored, 137 pages, NCJ 236256.
This media guide is intended to help victim service providers advise victims in their dealings with the media and serve the entire spectrum of the victim services field, from professionals who are branded new to their role as "victim media advisor" to those with decades of experience.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
Guide for Journalists Who Report on Crime and Crime Victims (September 2009)
OVC-Sponsored, 66 pages, NCJ 236257.
This guide is designed to advise and assist journalists who seek to cover crime and victimization in a way that is sensitive to crime victims, yet still allows them to fulfill their role and responsibilities to the public as reporters.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
Planning, Implementing and Operating Effective Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) Programs: Guidelines and Standards (October 2006)
BJA-Sponsored, Electronic Document, 44 pages, NCJ 234517.
This report provides recommendations and standards for planning, implementing, and operating an effective SAVIN Program.
Abstract | PDF
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, Report, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets (April 2005)
OJJDP, Report, 10 pages, NCJ 208481.
Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures.
Abstract | PDF 856 KB | HTML 47.93
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