Rhode Island Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in Rhode Island

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1986.

  • To learn more about your rights in Rhode Island, 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), Rhode Island Experienced 2,562 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 29 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 459 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 556 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,518 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Crime Victim Compensation Fund

Rhode Island Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Rhode Island – Day One Sexual Assault And Trauma Resource Center