Florida Efforts Solid Rights

I am pleased to welcome you to Marsy’s Law for All; thank you for visiting. We are excited to be seeking bipartisan collaboration in effort to make both an efficient and effective impact on constitutional equality for victims of crimes.

We are making great strides throughout the country and look forward to working with your state. If you are interested in becoming involved or partnering with us, I would be honored for the opportunity to visit with you.

All the best,
Kathryn Carr
Director of National Outreach

Status of Marsy's Law in Florida

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1988 and received the support of 90% of voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Florida, please visit the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) by clicking here.
Violent Crime In Your State: Did You Know?

Did you know, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) most recent “Crime in the United States” report, that in the state of Florida there were:

  • 91,986 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 972 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 6,760 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 23,200 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 61,054 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

Source: Crime in the United States, By State, 2013, Federal Bureau of Investigation website.

Resources in Florida

Florida Attorney General Crime Victim Services

Florida Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Florida Crime Victim Compensation

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

Parents Of Murdered Children – Miami/Dade County Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Southwest Florida Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – The Tri-County Chapter