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Nationwide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
2003 Victims of Crime Act of 1984 Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 01/05/05
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-  
115,936
  b. Total claims, if victims and indirect victims generally count as separate items   108,910
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
171,912
  a. Number approved for victims 17 and under
53,252
 
  b. Number approved for victims 18–64
111,763
 
  c. Number approved for victims 65 and older
6,897
 
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
54,340
4. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD. IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
32,053
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
73,280
25,453
$227,433,870
2. HOMICIDE
16,290
1,373
$70,754,221
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
12,063
778
$14,311,556
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual
and Physical Abuse)
34,145
 
$33,957,269
5. DWI/DUI
3,292
 
$17,661,983
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
3,719
 
$17,340,459
7. STALKING
590
289
$814,703
8. ROBBERY
5,584
72
$14,131,701
9. TERRORISM
2,605
 
$20,274,481
10. KIDNAPING
528
116
$904,973
11. ARSON
187
13
$429,667
12. OTHER
13,731
2,227
$16,045,333
13. TOTAL
165,474
30,321
$434,060,216
TOTAL EXPENSES PAID BY SERVICE:
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health)
$210,381,623
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications)
$52,039,969
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support)
$92,357,290
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include All Funeral Related Expenses)
$51,178,029
5. CRIME SCENE CLEANUP
$170,841
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS
$11,842,767
7. OTHER (Please Specify Types of Expenses and Amounts Paid)
$24,438,341
8. TOTAL
$442,408,860