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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Provides information on all aspects of the criminal justice system and support for victims.
Voice: 1-800-851-3420 (Mon.-Fri., 10am-6:00pm EST)
Website: http://www.ncjrs.gov
Verified: 4/4/2012

Consumer Response Center

Assistance for people who are victims of fraud. Complaints are shared with law enforcement agencies. Does not resolve individual disputes. Sponsored by Federal Trade Commission.
Voice: 1-877-382-4357
Verified: 4/4/2012

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse

Information and referrals regarding juvenile justice programs and Department of Justice.
Voice: 1-800-851-3420 (Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm EST)
Website: http://www.ojjdp.gov
Verified: 4/4/2012

National Institute of Corrections

Provides information and technical assistance regarding those diagnosed with a mental illness in prison.
Voice: 1-800-995-6423 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm EST)
Website: http://nicic.gov
Verified: 4/4/2012

Trafficking in Persons and Worker Exploitation Helpline

Provides opportunity to report trafficking crimes or get help. 'Human trafficking' is a form of slavery and involuntary servitude - examples include sexual exploitation, sweatshop workers, exploitation of agricultural workers and individuals working as domestic servants.
Voice: (MULTILINGUAL) 1-888-428-7581 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Verified: 4/4/2012

Identity Theft (Federal Trade Commission)

Provides help for those who are, or beleive they are, victims of identity theft. (Click 'Identity Theft')
Website: http://www.ftc.gov
Verified: 7/11/2012

We Tip Hotline

Takes reports on crimes or felonies.
Voice: 1-800-782-7463
Verified: 4/4/2012

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