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Right on Crime | December 9, 2011
The National Center for Victims of Crime recently released a “Restitution Toolkit,” which provides state agencies and external organizations information on instituting or furthering restitution opportunities for crime victims. The information is in-depth and comprehensive, including:
Right on Crime has continuously advocated for stronger policies ensure the restoration of victims after a crime. In the case of property crimes, especially, putting the victim in the same place they were before the crime occurred should be an integral component of the state’s response. This toolkit could provide a good starting point for jurisdictions seeking to enhance the role of restitution.