Colorado Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Colorado

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1992. The amendment was passed by 86% of voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Colorado, 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), Colorado Experienced 17,515 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 176 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 3,257 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 3,323 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 10,759 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Colorado

Colorado Attorney General Victim Assistance Program

Colorado Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Colorado Crime Victims Compensation Program

Office for Victim’s Programs at the Division of Criminal Justice

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The Domestic Violence Initiative (DVI)

Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center

Colorado Organization For Victim Assistance (COVA)

Parents Of Murdered Children – Front Range Chapter