Mississippi 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 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?

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 Mississippi there were:

  • 8,214 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 195 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 930 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 2,409 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 4,680 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

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

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