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Nation Wide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
2000 Victims of Crime Act of 1984 Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 07/15/2002
States Responding: 53

1. NUMBER OF NEW CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING REPORTING PERIOD  
175,989
  a. Total claims, if only one claim if usually counted per crime -OR-    
  b. Total claims, if victims and indirect victims generally count as separate items   0
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
123,587
  a. Number approved for victims 17 and under
39,963
 
  b. Number approved for victims 18–64
78,640
 
  c. Number approved for victims 65 and older
5,450
 
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
40,176
4. WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER OF WEEKS TO PROCESS CLAIM AND MAIL PAYMENT
 
23.47
5. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD. IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
20,293
PAYMENT STATISTICS BY CRIME CATEGORY:
TYPE OF CRIME

a.
NUMBER OF CLAIMS PAID DURING REPORTING PERIOD (Includes Column b)

b.
NUMBER OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATED CLAIMS PAID DURING REPORTING PERIOD

c.
TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY CATEGORY
(Include all supplemental payments)

1. ASSAULT
56,095
18,554
$ 163,345,565
2. HOMICIDE
13,625
1,360
$ 53,289,895
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
9,382
739
$ 10,645,287
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual &
Physical Abuse)
32,435
 
$ 35,619,077
5. DWI/DUI
2,855
 
$ 13,845,766
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
2,714
 
$ 13,072,277
7. STALKING
473
279
$ 683,279
8. ROBBERY
4,326
37
$ 10,415,677
9. TERRORISM
16
 
$ 83,573
10. KIDNAPING
477
158
$ 822,375
11. ARSON
102
12
$ 354,446
12. OTHER
11,758
1,028
$ 12,755,389
13. TOTAL
134,258
22,167
$ 314,932,606
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health) $ 149,681,361
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications) $ 50,298,279
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support) $ 56,074,641
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include all Funeral Related Expenses) $ 40,917,773
5. CRIME SCENE CLEAN-UP $ 3,467,410
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS $ 4,829,558
7. OTHER (Please specify types of expenses and amounts paid) $ 15,199,340
8. TOTAL $ 320,468,362