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From the Director: On-the-Ground Response to Victims and Survivors of Mass Shootings

NCJ Number
Police Chief Volume: 90 Issue: 6 Dated: June 2023 Pages: 8–9
Kristina Rose
Date Published
June 2023
2 pages

This brief article presents resources offered by the US Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and details the OVC Director's personal experiences after several recent acts of mass gun violence.


Kristina Rose, Director of the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) details her experiences after recent acts of mass gun violence in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, and introduces the tasks OVC has of providing expertise and services to afflicted communities to assist in their immediate recovery and help them prepare for the long-term impacts of mass gun violence.