NCVAN SMARTPHONE APPS
The Crime Victim App contains essential information and resources from a victim’s point-of-view — reflecting their unique experience.
Whether you are an advocate, loved one, or victim, the App’s e-Guides offer insights into healing after violence. Included on the App are national & state resources, news, events, and a video library.
Download today and read the NCVAN e-Guide, A Practical Guide for Surviving Violent Crime.
The NCVAN Victim Response App
is available for free on
Developed for North Carolina law enforcement & first responders, the App offers information specific to lethal and chronic victimization. Learn best practices to skillfully respond to violent crimes:
Aid victims in the investigative & criminal process.
Find specialized victim service resources in your area.
Interview and collection evidence for difficult cases.
Gain insight into the victim's responses that challenge existing law enforcement & judicial beliefs.
Download the free e-Guide from the App: Responding to Victims of Crime - A Guide for Law Enforcement.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How were these Apps developed?
A: In 2015, NCVAN authored a hard copy of topics speciﬁc to law enforcement response — homicide, trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse, neglect, crime victim compensation, and the Crime Victims' Rights Act. To enter the 21st Century, we wanted to make the information accessible at the user’s ﬁngertips through technology.
NCVAN developed two Quick Series Smartphone Apps that address topics that are signiﬁcant to today’s traumatic crisis and violent crimes. The Apps contain e-Guides that provide quick access to national, state, and community resources — available at 3:00 a.m.!
The Victim Response App is for law enforcement & first responders aimed at working with and helping victims. Included in the App are quick reads on the guidelines and information specific to lethal and chronic victimization. The law enforcement professional will find, at their fingertips, best practices to skillfully respond to violent crimes.
The Crime Victim App contains essential information and resources from a victim’s point-of-view — reflecting their unique experience. Whether you are an advocate, loved one, or victim, the App’s e-Guides offer insight into the healing process after violence.
Q: Why does NCVAN think these Apps are so important?
A: NCVAN and community partners created these apps to facilitate an effective and meaningful response to crime victims in the following cases, and more:
Homicide and trauma
Domestic violence and Sexual assault
Q: Will NCVAN help other states develop Apps?
A: Yes. NCVAN is now providing technical assistance to requesting agencies. Areas NCVAN can help: goals, topic selections, contributors, development, cost, marketing, management, coordination, and updates. And, this assistance is of no cost to you.
Please download one of our Apps. Review it, and envision how your State could beneﬁt from up-to-date information on often misunderstood crimes and victims' reactions. Introduce our e-Guides to your ﬁrst responders, co-workers, and colleagues. We can help you better assist others with immediate information designed to your State’s need.
Q: Who do I contact for more information?
A: Let us know what you think about our App and how we can assist you. For more information, please contact Sabrina Garcia, NCVAN Law Enforcement Specialist,
at or phone #919-831-2857, ext. 110.
Q: How do I download the Apps?
Q: What do the Apps look like?