bullet What to Do When the Police Leave: A Guide to the First Days of Traumatic Loss
bullet The Grief Warehouse
bullet Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Resource Center
bullet Gateway to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Info
bullet Survivors of Homicide Web Ring
bullet Homicide & Violent Death Book List


bullet Recovery for Homicide Survivors
bullet Homicide Survivors
bullet A Guide to Survival
bullet Rights of Survivors of Homicide

Local Organizations

bullet Atlanta Trauma Survivors
bullet Bereaved Survivors of Homicide – Central Florida
bullet Las Vegas Families of Murder Victims
bullet New Mexico Survivors of Homicide
bullet Connecticut Survivors of Homicide
bullet Michigan Victim Alliance

National Organizations

bullet MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving
bullet Mothers of Murdered Youth
bullet National Coalition of Homicide Survivors
bullet Parents of Murdered Children

International Organizations

bullet New Zealand – Sensible Sentencing – advocates for tougher sentences for violent crimes, includes memorial to murder victims in New Zealand

Bereavement and Grief Support

bullet Alive Alone an organization to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased
bullet Compassionate Friends assists families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child
bullet GROWW – Grief Recovery Online

Unsolved Cases

bullet Sexual Homicide Exchange – The best resource out there for unsolved cases
bullet Andrew R. Nicksick Reward Fund – Raising reward fund for cold case homicides
bullet National Crime Information Exchange
bullet Unsolved Crimes

Missing Persons


Laura Recovery Center


Search Manual

bullet The Charley Project newli
bullet Vancouver Missing Women
bullet The Doe Network
bullet America’s Most Wanted
bullet Outpost for Hope
bullet Nat’l Center for Missing Adults
bullet A Lost Child


bullet Murder Memorial Wall

Miscellaneous Sites

bullet True Crime and Justice
bullet Cyber Sleuths

Crime Prevention

bullet Citizen Observer

State Links

bullet Indiana Victim/Witness Services – Indiana Victim Rights advocacy and information; tips for testifying in court.
bullet Florida Correction Offender Network – this site allows a search for info about a particular offender, including photograph.

Federal Agencies

bullet FBI
bullet National Institute of Justice
bullet Office for Victims of Crime


bullet Bureau of Justice Statistics
bullet National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
bullet FBI Crime Statistics


Locating Missing Life Insurance Policies
If you need to find out if a recently deceased relative had any life insurance policies, the National Insurance Consumer Helpline may be able to track the information down. Call the Helpline at 1-800-942-4242 (M-F, 8 am-8 pm ET), and give the name of the possible policy owner. Then ask to initiate a request to participating insurance companies to check their databases. When you call the service, you should press “1” to get information about life insurance. The next step is to press “1” for information about the “Missing Policy Service.” The time frame for carrying out a search is several months, but it can be well worth the effort.