Currently every state has a victims' bill of rights and a victim compensation program, more than 30 states have victims' rights constitutional amendments and more than 10,000 victim assistance programs operate in communities across the nation.
What does VCP stand for?
VCP stands for Victim Compensation Program
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We have 130 other meanings of VCP in our Acronym Attic
- Vehicle Check Point
- Vehicle Collecting Point
- Vehicle Control Program (US Air Force)
- Vendor Current Promise (Sprint)
- Verband Christlicher Pfadfinderinnen und Pfadfinder (German Scouts)
- Verenigde Communistische Partij (Dutch political party)
- Vertical Clay Pipe
- Vertical Control Point
- Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Communications Processor
- Vice Division Captain
- Victims of Crime Program (State of California)
- Victorian College of Pharmacy (Australia)
- Video Cassette Player
- Video Co-Processor
- Vienna Capital Partners (Vienna, Austria)
- Vietnamese Communist Party
- Village Concept Project
- Vios Club Philippines (Toyota Vios)
- Viracopo Airport, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Airport Code)
- Viral Coat Protein (gene)
Samples in periodicals archive:
50) The first victim compensation program in the United States was developed two years later, in California, in 1965.
As representatives of Nevada’s crime victim compensation program explained it, being drunk or high before a rape or sexual assault was considered “contributory conduct.
3 (1983); Deborah Carrow, Crime Victim Compensation Program Model, 37-38 (1980).
With monies from the Crime Victims' Fund--comprised of fines and penalties assessed on convicted, Federal defendants--OVC awards grants to support State crime victim compensation programs and organizations that provide direct services to victims.
The posters were created to promote the public's awareness of the rights of crime victims in Pennsylvania and the benefits available to victims through the victim compensation program.
That money is awarded to district attorney offices and victim service programs across the state for crisis intervention, notification of court proceedings, court accompaniment, help with victim impact statements and assistance in filing a claim with the crime victim compensation program.
That same year, Shiner was appointed to serve on the newly created Victims' Services Advisory Committee where she focused on the Pennsylvania Crime Victim Compensation Program.