West Virginia Efforts

Status of Marsy's Law in West Virginia

Currently, West Virginia does not have a Victims’ Rights Amendment to its Constitution.

  • To learn more about your rights in West Virginia, 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), West Virginia Experienced 6,231 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 70 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 672 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 760 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 4,729 Aggravated Assaults.

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

Resources in West Virginia

West Virginia Victim Witness Assistance Program

West Virginia Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

West Virginia Crime Victims Compensation Fund

West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

West Virginia Foundation For Rape Information & Services