Iowa Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Iowa

Iowa does not have a victims’ rights Amendment to its Constitution.

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

According To Recently Released Statistics By The Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI), Iowa Experienced 8,936 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 72 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,156 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,047 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 6,661 Aggravated Assaults.

Source: 2015 Crime In The United States, State Totals, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Website, 9/26/16

Resources in Iowa

Iowa Attorney General Crime Victim Assistance Division

Iowa Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Iowa Crime Victims Compensation Program

Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault