Monthly Archives: November 2018

Come Meet Your State VOCA Administrator at the Upcoming 16th National Indian Nations Conference!

Join staff from Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and State VOCA Administrators from: Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Michigan, Texas, Nebraska, and Washington.

Workshop Title: State VOCA Administrators and Tribal Victim Services: “Working Together to Ensure Better Outcomes for AI/AN Victims of Crime”
When: Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 8:30am-10:00am
Where: Smoke Tree A-B

Description: Will discuss: 1) increasing access to state crime victim compensation for victims of crimes committed in Indian country; 2) promoting opportunities for collaboration between states and tribes to serve victims of crime; and 3) how tribal programs can access VOCA funding from the state.

“Improving Officer Saftey on the Roadways” (NIJ)

New publication available from National Institute of Justice (NIJ): “Improving Officer Safety on the Roadways.” Understanding the circumstances behind line-of-duty deaths from vehicle crashes and roadside incidents is a critical step in reducing officer fatalities.