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Nation Wide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
2001 Victims of Crime Act of 1984 Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 10/25/2002
States Responding: 54

1. NUMBER OF NEW CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING REPORTING PERIOD  
 
  a. Total claims, if only one claim if usually counted per crime -OR-  
83,795 
  b. Total claims, if victims and indirect victims generally count as separate items   115,390
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
142,297
  a. Number approved for victims 17 and under
45,334
 
  b. Number approved for victims 18–64
90,380
 
  c. Number approved for victims 65 and older
6,084
 
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
46,337
4. WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER OF WEEKS TO PROCESS CLAIM AND MAIL PAYMENT
 
0.00
5. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD. IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
22,316
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
64,465
22,890
$ 192,871,315
2. HOMICIDE
15,187
1,397
$ 60,149,265
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
10,937
1,003
$ 14,857,375
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual &
Physical Abuse)
33,162
 
$ 37,639,926
5. DWI/DUI
2,740
 
$ 13,534,124
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
3,104
 
$ 14,351,254
7. STALKING
548
324
$ 944,301
8. ROBBERY
5,146
58
$ 12,406,574
9. TERRORISM
18
 
$ 29,866
10. KIDNAPING
544
164
$ 862,681
11. ARSON
169
21
$ 321,782
12. OTHER
10,136
6,236
$ 13,412,152
13. TOTAL
146,156
32,093
$ 361,380,615
TOTAL EXPENSES PAID BY SERVICE:
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health) $ 165,927,741
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications) $ 55,402,219
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support) $ 73,530,472
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include all Funeral Related Expenses) $ 40,292,775
5. CRIME SCENE CLEAN-UP $ 104,209
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS $ 8,556,366
7. OTHER (Please specify types of expenses and amounts paid) $ 23,115,147
8. TOTAL $ 366,928,929