Pennsylvania Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Pennsylvania

Currently, Pennsylvania does not have a Victims’ Rights Amendment to its Constitution.

To learn more about your rights in Pennsylvania, 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), Pennsylvania Experienced 40,339 Violent Crimes In 2015

  • In 2015, There Were 658 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 4,305 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 13,003 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 22,373 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Office Of Victim Advocate

Pennsylvania Board Of Probation And Parole’s Office Of The Victim Advocate

Pennsylvania Victim Compensation Assistance Program

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

Parents Of Murdered Children – Delaware County Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Mercer County Chapter