Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board Gives More Than $215,000 to Victims
In June, the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board gave the amount of $215,929.59 to victims of violent crimes.
In its monthly meeting that was held on Thursday, the board awarded grants to 215 victims as stated in a news release from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office.
The money was given to 105 new cases and 110 previously submitted cases.
275 victims received $400,287.73 in May, said the attorney general’s office.
The program assists victims of violent crime to pay for unforeseen expenses in which medical treatments, counseling services, lost wages and burial costs are included. Awards are limited to $25,000 total. The funds are collected from assessed court costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution.
News Source: www.Kansas.com