• Council of Eur
  • Ever since the collation of crime statistics was initiated by the Council of Europe, Sweden has had the highest number of registered rape offences in Europe by a considerable extent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Memorial
  • Joe Dunbar, left, places an American flag at the Crime Victims Memorial during the Ceremony of Remembrance April 25, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Dunbar's mother Milli was murdered by her husband approximately 10 years ago. (timesunion.com)
  • The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County held their annual candlelight vigil, memorial service, and walk, Thursday night April 25, 2013 in Downingtown. (dailylocal.com)
  • DOWNINGTOWN The memories of Chester County s past homicide victims and fallen law enforcement officers were honored Thursday night at a candlelight vigil and memorial service at the Central Presbyterian Church. (dailylocal.com)
  • Following the service, the attendees lit candles and marched in a procession to the nearby Homicide Victims Memorial at Kardon Park, where victims names are inscribed in memorial bricks. (dailylocal.com)
  • offenses
  • The project was set up to fill the gap in adequate recording of offenses by the police for purposes of comparing crime rates in different nations and to provide a crime index independent of police statistics as an alternative standardized measure. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, the number of reported rapes declined 12%, to 5918 (On the other hand, Swedish Crime Survey in 2015 showed that 1.7% of the total population or 129,000 people between 16-79 years old have exposed to some extension of sexual offenses include rape in their previous lives, increased from 1% in 2014). (wikipedia.org)
  • victim's
  • And so when the victim, who was the wife and mother, came in for victim's comp - it was my first victim's comp case as well - we both sat in tears, because I felt so bad for her, and all I could think of was I have a 4-year-old son too. (washingtontimes.com)
  • The Crime Victim's Book, first published in 1979, is a volume co-authored by Dr. Morton Bard (1924-1997) and Dawn Sangrey (ISBN 978-0465014705). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Crime Victim's Book was considered for a time after its publication a "bible" for advocates as well as crime victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kirkus Reviews stated that the authors "investigate the victim's feelings following a crime--disorientation, violation, helplessness--and show how insensitivity (from friends, family, police, etc.) can compound the hurt or, conversely, how tactful crisis intervention can speed the individual's recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • prisoners
  • An Ebony magazine reporter wrote: "Howard Zehr, the restorative justice pioneer recognized for building bridges for the voiceless, calls them [the children of prisoners] hidden victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • witnesses
  • With the aid of a volunteer coordinator/bilingual advocate, an intern from the University of Wyoming and three volunteers, she helps walk witnesses and victims through what can often be a complex and confusing legal process. (washingtontimes.com)
  • assault
  • Franklin said the campus sexual assault series will continue with new issues on athletes and high-risk behavior, federal legislation designed to curtail campus crime, the effectiveness of bystander intervention, and responses to sexual assault disclosure. (shsu.edu)
  • Since its inception in l977, it has provided a model for other health care institutions in the United States and around the world in the treatment of survivors of sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence and other violent crimes. (volunteermatch.org)
  • enforcement
  • The corporate abuse flows from Howe's extensive fraud expertise which was immediately leveraged at the crime scene and subsequently exposed the 'ding and dent' scam to local media and law enforcement in Fort Myers, FL. (businesswire.com)
  • The National Training Institute is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. (wikipedia.org)
  • 100,000
  • In 2014, there were 6,697 rapes reported to the Swedish police, or 69 cases per 100,000 population, according to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (BRÅ), which is an 11% increase from the previous year. (wikipedia.org)
  • victimization
  • The Crime Victims' Institute's work on producing high quality research regarding victimization is of considerable importance, as findings can inform service providers and criminal justice system personnel on trauma-informed and victim-centered approaches to addressing victimization," Franklin said. (shsu.edu)
  • The International Crime Victims Survey (ICVS) is a large scale international survey project about crime and victimization. (wikipedia.org)
  • compensation
  • Victims of such offences within Switzerland could have part of their compensation capped, said Justice Minister Christoph Blocher. (swissinfo.ch)
  • It covers counselling, victims' rights, as well as compensation for financial or moral damage. (swissinfo.ch)
  • In terms of domestic cover, a ceiling would be placed on the compensation paid out for moral damage - SFr70,000 ($53,300) for victims and SFr35,000 for relatives. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Each state is entitled to disburse funds for a multitude of different reasons such as compensation for pain and suffering, property replacement, money for loss of wages, property restoration and or cleaning of the crime scene. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is located in Umeå and has nationwide responsibility for three areas: If the offenders have no ability to pay damages and if there is no insurance for the damage, the victim may be entitled to Victim injury compensation of state resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • assistance
  • The measures are part of amendments being made to the 1993 law on assistance to victims of criminal offences. (swissinfo.ch)
  • The law on the assistance to victims of criminal offences came into force on January 1, 1993. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Staffers of the helpline are called Victim Assistance Specialists, and they have specialized training in helping victims connect with resources, access referrals, and craft next steps to regain control over their lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provides an access point for victims of any crime to access assistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Victim Assistance Specialists staffing the hotline are working to build connections with community partners through networking and cross-training. (wikipedia.org)
  • justice
  • At CVI, Franklin hopes to continue to provide a voice for victims in the criminal justice system. (shsu.edu)
  • Positive experiences with well-informed victim service providers and justice professionals may mitigate trauma symptoms, encourage service use, enhance suspect apprehension, decrease case attrition, and facilitate cooperation among key community stakeholders," Franklin said. (shsu.edu)
  • She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2012, with degrees in psychology and criminal justice, and in 2013, she was selected as the crime victim/witness program's director. (washingtontimes.com)
  • The Crime Victims' Rights Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3771, is part of the United States Justice for All Act of 2004, Pub. (wikipedia.org)
  • The OVC's mission is to provide aid and promote justice for crime victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zehr is a past member of the Victims Advisory Groups of the United States Sentencing Commission and has taught courses and workshops in restorative justice to more than 1,000 people, many of whom lead their own restorative justice-focused organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • bodies
  • We also lost the thoughts before they inspired helpful numbers with bodies from download crime victims an effects setting how Vaxxed enters submerged loses. (thelostdogs.com)
  • Sweden
  • Foundation for Safer Sweden was founded on the belief that better forms of collaboration are needed to assist crime victims and deter crime. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safer Sweden provides an ombudsman for victims of crime and has also developed safety guides. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike the majority of countries in Europe, crime data in Sweden are collected when the offence in question is first reported, at which point the classification may be unclear. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Sweden, once an act has been registered as rape, it retains this classification in the published crime statistics, even if later investigations indicate that no crime can be proven or if the offence must be given an alternative judicial classification. (wikipedia.org)
  • parole
  • The right to reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of any public court proceeding, or any parole proceeding, involving the crime or of any release or escape of the accused. (wikipedia.org)
  • benefit
  • Theirs is an informal survey (""suggestive rather than definitive"") but victims could read it and benefit from their findings. (wikipedia.org)
  • investigations
  • Instead of dealing directly with tourists, the office would be a place for foreign missions to seek information and further investigations of important crimes involving its citizens. (latimes.com)
  • establish
  • The decision to establish an office dealing with foreigners' complaints on crime coincides with stepped-up pressure from the State Department, which has threatened to issue a formal advisory warning U.S. tourists to beware of travel to Guadalajara, one of Mexico's largest cities, and Puerto Vallarta, a major tourist resort on the Pacific Ocean. (latimes.com)
  • The new law would also establish a national registry of victims of organized crime. (ibtimes.com)
  • police
  • Foreigners who are the victims of crime in Mexico customarily report their complaints to local police. (latimes.com)
  • The practical effect of this change was that the police could arrest a suspect at the scene without a warrant, rather than potentially be compelled to leave the suspected assailant with his or her alleged victim. (wikipedia.org)
  • Working with Magnus Lindgren, director of the Victims Unit of the Police in Uppsala county, Fohlman spearheaded Safer Uppsala County to protect crime victims from the kind of abuse and neglect that he experienced. (wikipedia.org)
  • This excerpt is an unofficial translation, from the Swedish police website: Rape is one of the most serious sexual crimes. (wikipedia.org)
  • fraud
  • It's remarkable and sad that the same company that engaged in an attempted financial fraud one year ago would today continue its corporate malfeasance by black listing the victim from future rentals. (businesswire.com)
  • Americans
  • This is about safety, Americans safety," said Laura Wilkerson, mother of victim Josh Wilkerson. (reuters.com)
  • At the same time, the U.S. Embassy released overall crime figures compiled by its consular officials showing that 54 Americans have been murdered in Mexico in the last two years. (latimes.com)
  • hosts
  • A day before the House of Representatives is set to vote on the 'No Sanctuary for Criminals Act,' U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a meeting with families affected by crimes allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants. (reuters.com)
  • eligible
  • Swiss citizens who are the victims of an attack or crime while abroad will no longer be eligible for aid under Swiss law, the government announced on Wednesday. (swissinfo.ch)
  • However, victims and their relatives would still be eligible for counselling, he said. (swissinfo.ch)
  • research
  • 4. RESEARCH: developing and implementing research initiatives to increase understanding of the complex social and psychological consequences of violence for victims and for society and to identify best practice models. (volunteermatch.org)
  • Victim Agency will gather and disseminate information and research to help improve treatment and treatment of victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Training Institute emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. (wikipedia.org)
  • abuse
  • But a special rule is to be added for young victims of abuse, who will be able to file claims until they are 25 years old. (swissinfo.ch)
  • state
  • Simon & Schuster v. Crime Victims Board, 502 U.S. 105 (1991), was a Supreme Court case dealing with Son of Sam laws, which are state laws that prevent convicted criminals from publishing books about their crime for profit. (wikipedia.org)