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  • Attorney General Hunter Urges Congress to Expand Funding for Crime Victims

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today sent a letter to Congressional leadership, asking both chambers to adopt key changes to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) that would provide critical financial support to victims of violent crimes and their families through the Crime Victims Fund (CVF).The letter, signed by all 56 state and territorial attorneys general, says deposits into the Crime Victims Fund have sharply decreased in recent years due to a decline in the fines and penalti...  Read More...

  • Attorney General Hunter Recognizes Victims’ Rights Week, Reminds Victims Resources Are Still Available Amid Pandemic

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Attorney General Mike Hunter today issued a reminder to victims of domestic abuse or child abuse that shelters and other crisis centers are still operating amid the Coronavirus pandemic.The prompt for victims to seek help comes as law enforcement officials in some areas of the state have seen an increase of calls in response to domestic violence and child abuse cases.Attorney General Hunter said victims of violence n...  Read More...