Alaskans Victimized in Locations Without Crime Victim Compensation Programs
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.
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.