More Than $207,000 Paid To Victims Of Violent Crimes By Kansas Program
On Thursday during its July meeting, victims of violent crimes in Kansas were given $207,805.33 from the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board.
A news release by the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt stated that the money was given in 217 cases. Of those that were given money, 112 were new cases and 105 were previously submitted cases that received additional funds.
The program assists the victims to pay for unforeseen expenses up to $25,000 in which medical treatments, counseling services, lost wages and burial costs are included. Funds are gathered from assessed court costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution collected.
Three-member board awarded $215,929.59 in 215 cases in June.
News Source: www.Kansas.com