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Victim-Witness Program

The FLETC Victim-Witness Program is designed to serve as a resource for federal law enforcement officers who assist victims of crime. Our web page will provide guidance to federal agencies developing programs, list available training and offer useful resources.

Internet Resources

National Center for Victims of Crime
State and National links, current policy issues, and online bulletins with statistics and information.

Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
Various articles on several victim topics related to Domestic Violence, listing of federal laws, regulations, research and statistics. Also includes state listings of Domestic Violence agencies. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1(800) 799-SAFE

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Links to Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Bulletins, articles, and information on several categories of victimization. Research material on all criminal justice topics is also available.

Department of Defense, Victim and Witness Assistance Council
Includes DoD Victim/Witness Assistance Manual, DoD Forms for Victims, and national links to Victim/Witness Assistance Programs.

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
Teaching facility which provides specialized clinical service to adult and child victims of violent crime. Includes Victim Reaction handout in both English and Spanish.

National Organization for Victim Assistance
Includes information for service providers, rights of victims, and training opportunities for Crisis Response Training. Hotline: 1(800) TRY-NOVA

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Spearheads the national efforts to locate and recover missing children. Website provides lists of resources that help keep children safe.

International Resources

Interpol
Official site of the International Criminal Police Organization

International Victimology Website

Available Training

From the Victim Assistance on-line Virtual Library, an International listing of conferences concerning victim assistance.

National Center for Victims of Crime Training Institute: Training on a variety of victims related issues.

If you would like your Training Opportunities to be listed, please e-mail. To post on the Victim-Witness program's web page, an agenda and the sponsoring agency must be provided.

Victims Assistance

Listed below are links to resources that may assist you:

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s CISM/ Peer Support Program
Offers support and critical incident stress management for Student, Staff, Contractor, and Families of the FLETC. This site offers phone numbers and email links for assistance.

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc.
Assistance to Emergency Workers and families following a Critical Incident.

David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages
Information about emotional trauma, including PTSD and disaster mental health. There are many links here relating specifically to CISD/CISM, and to PTSD in police, fire, emergency workers, disaster mental health.

Red Cross

Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. (C.O.P.S.)
Provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.