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Crime Victim Compensation
Who is eligible? 
  • An innocent victim who suffers injury from a crime. 
  • A dependent or legal representative of an innocent victim who has been killed as a result of a crime. 
  • A person who is injured while aiding a crime victim or helping a police officer. 
  • A person who suffers a reaction from the death of a family or household member. 
  • Persons who are injured in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver. 
  • Persons who report the crime to law enforcement within five days in most cases. 
  • Persons who did not cause or contribute to the crime. 
  • Persons who cooperated with law enforcement.

What Compensation may be paid? 
  • Injury or death benefit up to $40,000. 
  • Medical, hospital, surgical, pharmacy, and mental health expenses. 
  • Lost wages. 
  • Loss of support to dependents of victims. 
  • Reasonable replacement cost of clothing or bedding held as evidence. 
  • Reasonable replacement value for property held as evidence or made unusable by lab testing. 
  • Reasonable costs for securing and cleaning a scene up to $1,000. 
  • Cost of homemaker services. 
  • Funeral services up to $2,000.
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