Kansas Crime Victims Awarded More Than $355,000 In May
At its May meeting, Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board agreed to pay the amount of $355,071.06 to victims of violent crimes.
According to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, 276 victims in 145 new cases and 131 cases previously submitted will be awarded financial assistance to pay for unexpected counseling, mental health, medical bills, dependent support and burial costs as well as for lost wages.
Funds are given to the Crime Victims Compensation program by the assessed fines and court costs, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution paid by convicts. Awards are settled at $25,000 per case.
News source: www.Kansas.com