"Victims of crime" are just that; persons who are victimized, hurt and sometimes killed. Yes, everyone suffers the consequences of some crime. Even the perpetrator has innocent family and friends. Everyone happens to be a victim of all crimes, whether the person who committed the crime is, or was a nice man or nice woman.
As far as forgiveness, that is a very personal feeling and act. Even forgetting the act of being robbed or simply lied to is a violation our human being.
Other life-changing acts of hurtful crimes are not easily forgiven. We all, and always should know, when an act against another person is wrong. Adults should know the difference between the mistake and a crime of hurtful and long-lasting consequences to all concerned.
Criminals are part of our daily news and will be in our newspapers!