Brief How Have States Improved Accountability to Victims through JRI?
Andreea Matei, Colette Marcellin, Samantha Harvell
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People who have experienced victimization have diverse and complex needs that require attention from federal, state, and local governments. This presentation summarizes how states have engaged victims, victim advocates, and service providers throughout the JRI process; outlines some strategies states have used through JRI to improve accountability to victims and survivors of crime; and highlights creative, victim-centered policy and practice changes that  states could consider to better serve victims and survivors.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Victims of crime Trauma-informed approaches Mental health
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center