Mississippi Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Mississippi

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1998. The Amendment was approved of by 93% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Mississippi, 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), Mississippi Experienced 8,254 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 259 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,203 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 2,294 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 4,498 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Mississippi

Mississippi Attorney General Victim Services

Mississippi Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Mississippi Crime Victim Compensation Division

Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault