Maryland Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Maryland

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1994, with the approval of 92% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Maryland, 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), Maryland Experienced 27,462 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 516 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,666 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 9,863 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 15,417 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Victim Services

Maryland Department Of Public Safety & Corrections’ Victims Services

Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

D.C. Rape Crisis Center

Parents Of Murdered Children – Upper Chesapeake Bay Chapter