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Nationwide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
2004 Victims of Crime Act of 1984 Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 09/29/05
States Responding: 56

1. NUMBER OF NEW CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING REPORTING PERIOD  
 
  a. Total claims, if only one claim if usually counted per crime -OR-  
115,080
  b. Total claims, if victims and indirect victims generally count as separate items   100,820
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
170,693
  a. Number approved for victims 17 and under
50,808
 
  b. Number approved for victims 18–64
113,233
 
  c. Number approved for victims 65 and older
6,324
 
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
59,662
4. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD. IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
40,619
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
82,018
27,515
$234,816,235
2. HOMICIDE
16,830
1,416
$67,907,786
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
12,979
849
$12,751,770
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual
and Physical Abuse)
36,122
 
$28,321,340
5. DWI/DUI
3,860
 
$16,841,256
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
4,669
 
$17,607,315
7. STALKING
583
282
$597,614
8. ROBBERY
6,248
58
$15,279,176
9. TERRORISM
969
 
$5,524,627
10. KIDNAPING
625
131
$924,402
11. ARSON
210
17
$471,782
12. OTHER
14,527
2,765
$14,327,899
13. TOTAL
179,640
33,033
$415,371,202
TOTAL EXPENSES PAID BY SERVICE:
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health)
$218,917,803
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications)
$37,864,820
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support)
$80,203,346
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include All Funeral Related Expenses)
$47,096,864
5. CRIME SCENE CLEANUP
$207,401
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS
$16,282,581
7. OTHER (Please Specify Types of Expenses and Amounts Paid)
$25,738,003
8. TOTAL
$426,310,818