State of Alaska

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Violent Crimes Compensation Board

Alaska Department of Administration, Violent Crimes Compensation Board
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Alaskans Victimized in Locations Without Crime Victim Compensation Programs

Short Description

Alaskans who become victims of a violent crime in a state or territory of the United States without a crime victim compensation program are eligible to apply for assistance. For more information see 2 AAC 80.050(b)(3) .

Every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands all have crime victim compensation programs. For a complete list and website links see National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards.

Policy

Adopted 12-14-98

The State of Alaska, Violent Crimes Compensation Board provides compensation to residents of Alaska who are victims of violent crime occurring in a territory of the United States if

  • The crime would be a compensable crime had it occurred inside Alaska; and
  • The place the crime occurred in is a United States territory not having an eligible crime victim compensation program.