CVU News

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:29am
The Office for Victims of Crime has announced next year's official dates to commemorate National Crime Victims' Rights Week. All activities and events will be scheduled April 10 to 16, 2016. Please join Crime Victims United of California, other organizations, politicians and citizens invested in... read more
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 11:29am
Force Science Institute LTD recently published an article detailing the drawbacks of required body cameras worn by law enforcement personnel. The organization's findings were republished by the San Francisco Police Officers' Association in its monthly publication the "SFPOA Journal" and offer a... read more
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 3:14pm
By Gary Delagnes (Republished from the May 2015 edition of the SFPOA Journal)One thing is certain; San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón would have made a fortune selling used cars, because this guy can sell anything. Just ask Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Public, who bought his hype and voted in... read more
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:58pm
Last week CVU found a great home for some of our donated stuffed animals.Thank u @StandUpPlacer for all that you do! — Crime Victims United (@CrimeVictimsCa) June 1, 2015
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:32pm
Cooper Public Safety Bill Package Moves Forward SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 390, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), was approved on a 5-1 bipartisan today by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. The bill would fix an unintended consequence of Proposition 47 and would allow DNA... read more
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:30pm
Assembly Member Tom Lackey   Assembly Bill 46, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), cleared the Assembly Public Safety Committee on a strong bipartisan vote Tuesday morning. The bill addresses a problem created by the passage of Proposition 47 last November which... read more
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:00pm
CVU Chair Harriet Salarno and AB920 author Assemblymember Mike Gipson.  A bill ensuring victims of crime receive adequate perpetrator parole information was passed after Crime Victims United of California's Chair Harriet Salarno and Assemblymember Mike Gipson testified in support of the... read more
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:54pm
The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office's preliminary assessment of Proposition 47 shows that the reclassification of Proposition 47 crimes to misdemeanors are excluding victims from engaging in the county's victim restitution collection system. Page five of the assessment published by... read more
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:22pm
      CVU, legislators and public safety leaders will be uniting as one to stand up for community safety and to let the media know that ongoing violence and criminal activity is unacceptable in California. Survivors and families of victims of crime are encouraged to show up in... read more