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Volume I Number VI
Letter from Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott
Dear Advocates:
This issue of our newsletter features important information about our new Address Confidentiality Program (ACP). During the 80th Legislative Session, Sen. Eddie Lucio authored legislation creating the program, which authorizes the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to provide this service to crime victims....

The Address Confidentiality Program
Victims of family violence, stalking and sexual assault now have a resource to help keep their addresses confidential. As directed by the Texas Legislature, the Office of the Attorney General...

ACP Frequently Asked Questions
Together with the Texas Council on Family Violence, the Office of the Attorney General compiled this list of questions that we received during trainings on the program.

ACP Collaboration: The Key to the Successful Implementation
The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) is a statewide coalition of family violence service providers and allied programs that works to ...

Texas DPS and the ACP
The Department of Public Safety is pleased to participate with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in implementing requirements of the...

Domestic Violence Resources from the National Criminal Justice Reference Center
Evaluation of the Judicial Oversight Demonstration: Findings and Lessons on Implementation...

Stalking Resource Center/ Cyberstalking
The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime offers assistance for victims and providers on the crime of stalking...

Sexual Assault Victim Online Hotline
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) has established a secure web-based hotline for victims of rape and sexual assault....

Advice for Advocates: Working With High-Intensity Cases
When sitting across from a person who has been the target of a vicious crime or talking with someone who is being watched, tracked, hunted or terrorized...

National Crime Victim Rights Week
National Crime Victim Rights Week will be observed during the week of April 26 - May 2 in 2009. This year it will also mark the 25 year anniversary of the passage of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)....

Helping Law Enforcement Serve Victims
The US Department of Justice/ Office for Victims of Crime has released First Response to Victims of Crime, a new educational multimedia package produced by the National Sheriffs' Association....

Serving Victims Abroad
The Office for Victims of Crime has published a new "Resource Guide for Serving U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad" (NCJ 221889) to help victim service providers in the United States enhance their services to these individuals....

American Probation and Parole Association Resource
The American Probation and Parole Association has produced an excellent online Resource Kit to help promote Probation and Parole Supervision, which includes resources specifically for crime ...


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If you have comments or questions, please contact us at crimevictims@texasattorneygeneral.gov.

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