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After violent crime victimization, victims and their families experience significant levels of fear and concern for their safety, including trauma-related symptoms such as:

sleep
problems

depression

stress

anxiety

substance
abuse

isolation

Victimization By The Numbers

13%

of U.S. law enforcement organizations

have specialized victim service units

8%

of victims of a violent crime

received services from a victim service agency in 2017

15%

of victims of intimate partner violence

received assistance from a victim service agency in 2017

4 x

Female victimizations of domestic violence are four times as likely as male victimizations to go unreported due to fear of reprisal.

In addition, at-risk and underserved victims are significantly less likely to report their victimization and have significantly less access to victim services

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