Kansas Crime Victims Have Been Given Nearly $135,000 By Compensation Board

By: WIBW (Posted by Kion Hudson)
By: WIBW (Posted by Kion Hudson)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- 63 crime victims have been given nearly $135,000 from the state.

The money comes from the Kansas crime victims compensation board.
Money is paid to assist victims of violent crime with unexpected expenses like medical treatment and mental health counseling.

Awards are limited to a maximum of $25,000 per victim. The program is funded through courts costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution paid by convicted offenders.

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