¤ Victims of Crime – Crime Victim Help and Resources ¤
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|¤||Sex Offender registry Search
Do you have a sexual predator living in your neighborhood? Find out now by searching the location of registered sex offenders. All registered sex offenders have been convicted of sexually violent offenses against adults and children or certain other sex-based crimes against victims who are minors.
|¤||Most Wanted Criminals and Fugitives
Most Wanted state and federal criminals and fugitives. FBI’s most wanted felons and most wanted criminals by state authorities. If you have any information pertaining to the identity or location of any fugitive posted, notify the appropriate Local, State or Federal Law Enforcement Officials.
|¤||Communities Against Violence Network
CAVNET can save you time and connect you to the best individuals and organizations addressing violence against women in the world, as well as provide you access to one of the most comprehensive online databases in the world, built and used by experts. We have participants who are the preeminent experts in the field – researchers, practitioners, clergy, judges, lawyers, health care professionals, prosecutors, law enforcement, advocates, and many others. Our membership is diverse, with experts in domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest, stalking, crime victims with disabilities, child welfare, international human rights, and many other areas affecting women and children.
|¤||National Network to End Domestic Violence
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a membership and advocacy organization representing the 54 state and U.S. territory domestic violence coalitions. NNEDV is the voice of these coalitions, their more than 2,000 local domestic violence member programs, and the millions of domestic violence survivors who turn to them for services. In 2000 and 2005, NNEDV members all across the country played a crucial role in the reauthorization of VAWA. Through its extensive state and grassroots network, NNEDV continues to mobilize a powerful constituency to make their voices heard in U.S. Congress.
|¤||National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, we have worked with thousands of grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies across the country serving millions of crime victims.
|¤||National Organization for Victims Assistance
Promoting rights and services for victims of crime and crisis everywhere: NOVA is a non-profit organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.
|¤||Mothers Against Drunk Driving
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
|¤||Victim’s Assistance Legal Organization
VALOR works to advance victims’ rights through public policy efforts on the federal, state, and local levels. Through the promotion of education and awareness about the rights and needs of crime victims, the organization works to improve services for victims to assist in their emotional, financial, and physical recovery. VALOR accomplishes its mission through support from private and corporate foundations, government grants, and individual contributions.
Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. We focus our efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach.
|¤||Darkness to Light
Our programs raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.
|¤||End Stalking in America
End Stalking In America provides direct and immediate one-on-one assistance to potential or current stalking victims. Each individual case is closely monitored daily from the initial onset of the harassment or stalking, though the judicial hearings, prosecution, while the offender is incarcerated, and after the offender is released from jail or prison. We work directly with the victim, law enforcement and the judicial system.
|¤||Homicide Survivors, Inc.
Homicide Survivors offers support, advocacy & assistance to families and friends who have lost a loved one to murder. Homicide Survivors offers support to help survivors cope with grief & trauma, offers assistance to help reduce the economic impact on families, and offers advocacy to help survivors seek justice for their loved ones.
|¤||National Organization for Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.
POMC is an organization for the families an friends of those who have died by violence. Making a difference through on-going emotional support, education, prevention, advocacy, and awareness. Providing support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to reduce murder.
|¤||Help for Victims of Campus Crime
The Office for Victims of Crime is committed to enhancing the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.
|¤||National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
|¤||National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
|¤||National Victims Assistance Academy
The Academy NVAA is a week-long, university-based training course on victimology, victims’ rights, and victim services for practitioners employed in victim services and allied areas. Since 1995, more than 2,000 victim service professionals in the United States and several foreign countries have attended the Academy. OVC is committed to providing quality training opportunities for the field. By enhancing the Academy’s programming and increasing its educational value for participants, OVC is working to meet the developing training needs of all who serve victims of crime.
|¤||Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
|¤||Security on Campus
Security On Campus, Inc. is a unique non-profit grass roots organization dedicated to safe campuses for college and university students. Security On Campus, Inc. believes that students and parents have the right to know about criminal activity on college and university campuses. Many schools are still not accurately reporting crime. Parents have the right to know about the academic and conduct failures of their students under age twenty-one.
|¤||Safe Campuses Now
Safe Campuses Now is a non-profit organization dedicated to crime awareness, education, and prevention for high school and college students. Through peer-based education, prevention, advocacy, and community service programs, students are encouraged to take a proactive approach to their safety. Our volunteers are dedicated to the idea that education and awareness are paramount in preventing crimes against students occurring both on and off campus.
|¤||Sexual Assault on Campus
The Center for Public Integrity is launching a series of pieces on how sexual assault complaints are handled on college campuses. After nine months of reporting, the Center has reached some troubling conclusions about how certain institutions collect and report sexual assault statistics, and how sexual assault cases are adjudicated in campus judicial systems.
|¤||Escape School Abduction Prevention
Dignity Memorial Escape School is a program that teaches children how to avoid or escape abductors and dangerous situations by supplying them with techniques, tactics and tips.
|¤||Online Safety Education
CyberAngels is one of the oldest and most respected online safety education programs in the world. Under the leadership of Anthony de Araujo and Katya Gifford, the program has expanded to become a virtual learning community – earning a prominent position among online safety education providers. Journalists often consult our experts when researching online safety topics. CyberAngels has been featured in print media such as Reader’s Digest, Newsweek, and TV Guide. It has also been featured on programs such as 20/20, CNN, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Today Weekend, Extra!, BBC, and ABC’s television specials.
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