Maryland Efforts Some 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 Maryland

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1994, with the approval of 92% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Maryland, 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), Maryland Experienced 27,462 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 516 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,666 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 9,863 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 15,417 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Victim Services

Maryland Department Of Public Safety & Corrections’ Victims Services

Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

D.C. Rape Crisis Center

Parents Of Murdered Children – Upper Chesapeake Bay Chapter