New Jersey Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in New Jersey

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1991, with the support of 85% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in New Jersey, 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), New Jersey Experienced 22,879 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 363 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,373 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 9,729 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 11,414 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in New Jersey

New Jersey Attorney General Office Of Victim-Witness Advocacy

New Jersey Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

New Jersey Victims Of Crime Compensation

New Jersey Coalition For Battered Women

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault