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Crime Victims

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Awards Over $35 Mil­lion in Crime Vic­tim Assis­tance to Texas Nonprofits

Attorney General Ken Paxton awarded over $35 million in grant funds to nonprofit organizations and local governments across Texas to assist victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking.

November 08, 2023 | Press Release

Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pro­vides Update on the Two-Year Anniver­sary of the Dis­ap­pear­ance of Jason Landry

This week marks the second anniversary of Jason Landry’s disappearance. Attorney General Paxton and the entire Office of the Attorney General (OAG) want to reaffirm their commitment to this active and ongoing investigation and assure the public that this case remains a top priority with the following information: 

December 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Calls Atten­tion to Domes­tic Vio­lence Aware­ness Month on Go Pur­ple Day”

For the eighth consecutive year, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Agency employees will participate in the Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) “Go Purple Day.”

October 12, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Cold Case and Miss­ing Per­sons Unit Locates Woman who has Been Miss­ing for Over 40 Years, Short­ly After Cre­at­ing the Unit

In 1981, two deceased individuals, who were the apparent victims of a homicide, were discovered in a wooded area in Houston, Texas, and their identities could not be determined at that time.

June 08, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Calls Atten­tion to Reim­burse­ments Avail­able Under the Crime Vic­tims’ Com­pen­sa­tion Pro­gram” for Vic­tims of Uvalde Tragedy

In the wake of last week’s horrific Uvalde tragedy, Attorney General Paxton today called attention to certain benefits available under his Crime Victims’ Compensation (CVC) Program, a public fund used to reimburse victims, their families, and providers for qualifying medical expenses and financial loss following an episode of violent crime.

May 31, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sets Up Crime Vic­tim Ser­vices Loca­tion in Uvalde for Vic­tims of Robb Ele­men­tary Shooting

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the entire state to keep the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the senseless shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX in your prayers.

May 25, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Oppos­es Revi­sions to Mod­el Penal Code That Would Pro­tect Sex Predators

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Mississippi in sending a multistate letter to the American Law Institute (ALI) opposing changes to the Model Penal Code (MPC).

May 17, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Urges Con­gress to Adopt Mea­sures to Expand Fund­ing for Crime Victims

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 56 state and territorial attorneys general representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories urging Congress to adopt key changes to the Victims of Crime Act that provide critical financial support to victims of violent crimes and their families.

August 26, 2020 | Press Release

Texas Attor­ney Gen­er­al’s Office Observes Crime Vic­tims’ Rights Week

The Office of the Texas Attorney General is observing National Crime Victims’ Rights week, which runs from April 19-25, in collaboration with communities statewide.

April 21, 2015