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  • Your Detailed Rights as a Crime Victim

    Descriptions of the rights you have as a victim of crime in Pennsylvania Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • Local Victim Service Programs

    If you are a victim of crime or have been affected by a crime, you may receive help from an advocate from a Victim Service Program. This provides information of local programs where you can seek help. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • Dependable Access for Victimization Expenses (DAVE) Online Claim Filing System

    This Victims Compensation Assistance Program helps victims of crime in Pennsylvania with expenses related to a crime. You may use this site to file a claim for compensation. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)

    Information on the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) that helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking keep their new home address safe from their perpetrator after they have left an abusive or dangerous situation. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • What Is Human Trafficking?

    Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. This provides additional information about human trafficking and how to deal with it. Content Detail

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    Department of Homeland Security
  • Blue Campaign

    Information on Blue Campaign, a national public awareness campaign, designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Content Detail

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    Department of Homeland Security
  • Bias and Hate Crimes

    A hate crime is defined as a criminal act motivated by ill will or hatred towards a victim’s race, color, religion or national origin. Learn more about you rights as a victim of a Hate Crime from the PA Human Relations Commission. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
  • CrimeVictims.gov

    The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) launched crimevictims.gov in 2005. Designed for three audiences—crime victims, volunteers, and victim service providers—crimevictims.gov provides a wealth of resources for each, including links to websites, publications, databases, and hotlines. Content Detail

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    Office for Victims of Crimes
  • Criminal Justice Advocacy & Support Directory - Guide to Services for Pennsylvania Inmates, Victims of Crime & Their Families

    The purpose of this directory is to provide a comprehensive listing of agencies in Pennsylvania, and to some extent nationally, which serves the needs of inmates, ex-offenders, victims of crimes and their families, criminal justice professionals, volunteers and support persons. Content Detail

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    CentrePeace and Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project
  • File a Complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center

    Complaints filed via this website are processed and may be referred to federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation. Content Detail

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    Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
  • FTC Consumer Complaint Form

    Form used to submit a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection about a particular company or organization. Complaints help the FTC investigate fraud and can lead to law enforcement action. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
  • Helpful Information for Victims of Crime

    Information and links that may be helpful to victims of crime Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • Identity Theft/Fraud

    Resources for victims of identity crimes, such as identity theft and identity fraud. Content Detail

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    Victims Resource Center
  • If You're a Victim of Crime, Help is Available (Video)

    This video from the Office for Victims of Crime, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, describes the help that is available for victims of crime by recognizing the effects of crime, identifying certain victims’ rights that are guaranteed in most states, and describing services available from state victim compensation and assistance programs. Read More

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    Office for Victims of Crimes
  • Monday Minute: Wage Theft

    $32 million dollars is stolen from Pennsylvanians every week because of #WageTheft. In this week's Monday Minute, CLS attorney Nadia Hewka discusses the issue of wage theft, who gets targeted, and individual & policy solutions. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia