The following crimes are compensable:
Please note, a protective or restraining order is a civil matter and will not, by itself, establish you as being eligible for this program
An award can be made whether or not a person is prosecuted or convicted of one of the crimes listed.
Board awards are discretionary. By statute, the Board shall consider all relevant circumstances under which the crime occurred. This may include provocation by the victim, consent or any other behavior of the victim that directly or indirectly contributed to the victim’s injury or death.
Note: this is subject to the “reasonable person “ test – i.e. a reasonable person would or should have known that his or her behavior could lead to their victimization.