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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS
OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20531
 

Nationwide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
2013 Victims of Crime Act
Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 03/19/2015
States Responding: 53

CLAIMS DATA:
1. NUMBER OF NEW CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING REPORT PERIOD  
 
  a. Total claims, if only one claim is usually counted per crime – OR –  
130,766
  b. Total claims, if victims and indirect victims generally count as separate claims  
95,247
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
160,593
  a. Number approved for victims 17 and under  
45,232
  b. Number approved for victims 18–64  
110,099
  c. Number approved for victims 65 and older  
5,548
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
64,836
4. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD, IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
61,269
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
67,218
26,963
$218,202,771
2. HOMICIDE
14,831
1,253
$62,042,791
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
13,489
1,491
$17,996,638
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual and Physical Abuse)
26,097
 
$25,779,888
5. DWI/DUI
2,128
 
$12,398,297
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
3,106
 
$15,023,590
7. STALKING
881
455
$1,004,676
8. ROBBERY
8,894
240
$18,656,173
9. TERRORISM
73
 
$330,137
10. KIDNAPPING
499
139
$995,854
11. ARSON
221
37
$391,160
12. OTHER
4,165
1,086
$15,834,844
13. TOTAL
141,602
31,664
$388,656,819
TOTAL EXPENSES PAID BY SERVICE:
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health)
$209,707,016
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications)
$39,846,339
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support)
$52,491,106
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include All Funeral Related Expenses)
$45,278,857
5. CRIME SCENE CLEAN-UP
$1,038,807
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS
$39,963,162
7. OTHER (Please Specify Types of Expenses and Amounts Paid)
$25,738,206
8. TOTAL
$414,063,493