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Victim Victim

Victims are often carefully chosen according to their movements and appearance.

The Victim Compensation Program (VCP) can help pay unreimbursed expenses that result when a violent crime occurs.

Crime victims may experience problems and disruptions that require special attention and support.

Victims should improve their knowledge and skills, and to network with colleagues to avoid situations that might result in their being exploited.

Victims need to constantly think about whether they are losing power in a relationship.

Some people do not realize they have been victimized.

the victim generally knows the offender in some way.

Teens and young adults experience the highest rates of violent crime.

Property crime, not violence, provided the highest percentage of crime against persons age 65 or older.

The poor get robbed more than the rich.

Persons who married or widowed are just likely to be raped or sexual assaultedas single persons.

Property crime is more common among the older population.

Crime is more common among person of the same race.

Minorities tend to be more victimized.

The less wealthy tend to be more victimized.

Elders are more likely to be a target of crime.

Males experience higher victimization rates than females for all types of violent crime except rape/sexual assault.

Over half of the homicides occurred in cities with a population of 100,000 or more.

Almost one-quarter of the homicides occurred in cities with a population of over 1 million.

Intimate homicides have declined in all types of places.

Homicide rates have declined!

Gun related teen homicide have fallen.

Bragging, advertising assets or success can increase the possibility of victimization as well as advertising a lack of self-protection skill or self-respect.

Choosing high risk situations or excessive sensations or thrill seeking tends to cause victimization.

Refusing needed help promotes victimization.

One of the best lines I feel in any movie about casework and investigations about investigator bias is: QUOTE: You know why you couldn't figure this one, Keyes? I'll tell you. The guy you were looking for was too close. He was right across the desk from you. UNQUOTE QUOTE: Closer than that, Walter. UNQUOTE QUOTE: I love you, too. UNQUOTE in Double Indemnity (1944).

Victims need to be more aware of their behaviors and surrounds and their impacts on others.