Paul D. Cramm

Victims Of Violent Crimes Receive More Than $400,000 In October

The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board handed more than $400,000 to victims of violent crimes in Kansas this month.

A total of $403,166.23 was given to 349 cases of violent crimes, as reported by the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt in a news release.

The grant money can be used by the victims to pay for unexpected expenses, including medical expenses, mental health counseling, lost wages, dependent support, and funeral expenses, that may be prompted by the violent crime. These awards, announced monthly, are capped at $25,000.

The compensation program, which was established in 1978, is administered by Schmidt’s office. Further details related to the program can be obtained from their official website at or by calling 785-296-2359.

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This practice has been exclusively devoted to all levels of criminal defense from misdemeanor offenses in municipal court to felony matters in the Federal courts of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. Paul D. Cramm is qualified to provide defense in Capital and Death Penalty cases.