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About the Division

The Victim Services Division administers funding to programs throughout the state that provide a variety of direct services to crime victims based on specific needs.

Services are defined as efforts that respond to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims, assist primary and secondary victims of crime to stabilize their lives after victimization, assist victims to understand and participate in the criminal justice system, and provide victims of crime with a measure of safety and security. The division awards federal dollars to these programs from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).


To use all victim assistance financial resources to maximize available programs throughout the entire State of Indiana thus ensuring victims have access to a broad range of innovative and supportive services.

  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant program

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  • Services. Training. Officers. Prosecutors. (STOP) grant

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  • Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment (DVPT) grant

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  • Family Violence Prevention Services Act (FVPSA) grant

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Domestic Violence in Indiana - 2017 Offender Overview

documentProduced by ICJI’s Research Division, this report analyzes 2017 arrest, conviction, and criminal history data, including offender characteristics, to shed light on the issue of domestic violence in Indiana. It was funded by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice.

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