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STATE VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAMS IN ACTION

NCJ Number
42987
Journal
Victimology Volume: 2 Issue: 1 Dated: (SPRING 1977) Pages: 106-109
Author(s)
W G DOERNER
Date Published
1977
Annotation
THE VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, AND NEW YORK ARE ANALYZED IN THIS PAPER.
Abstract
DATA FROM ANNUAL STATE VICTIM COMPENSATION BOARDS ARE USED TO EXAMINE THE VOLUME OF CLAIMS, BOARD DECISIONS, AND PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE PROGRAM. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE PRESENTED IN THESE AREAS TO OVERCOME DEFICIENCIES IN THE PROGRAMS AS PERCEIVED BY THE AUTHOR. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB