Washington 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 Washington

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1989, with the support of 78% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Washington, 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 X there were:

  • 20,153 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 160 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 2,573 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 5,819 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 11,601 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

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

Resources in Washington

State Of Washington, Department Of Community, Trade, And Economic Development’s Office Of Crime Victims Advocacy

Washington State Department Of Labor And Industries’ Help For Crime Victims

Washington Department Of Corrections Victim Services Program

Washington State Crime Victim Compensation Program

Washington Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS)

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Washington State Native American Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault

Washington Coalition Of Crime Victim Advocates (WCCVA)

Washington Victim Support Services

Washington Coalition Of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP)