Louisiana Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Louisiana

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in October, 1998. The Amendment was approved of by 68% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Louisiana, 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), Louisiana Experienced 25,208 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 481 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,723 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 5,550 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 17,454 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Office Of Victims Rights

Louisiana Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Board

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault