National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) APRIL 2021

Every April, our State’s Attorney’s Office joins with the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services and the Maryland State Board of Victim Services in the annual observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week—a time to honor crime victims and to reflect on our nation’s progress in advancing their rights. In recent years, the annual observance featured a memorial service, an open house and reception at the State’s Attorney’s Office, along with the dedication of a garden remembering the victims of crime in Howard County. However, due to COVID-19, all memorials will be held virtually in 2021.

The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, in partnership with the Victim and Witness Divisions of the State’s Attorneys’ Offices, and the Maryland Board of Victim Services, sponsors four regional memorial services each year during the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week from April 18th to the 24th.
2021 Memorial Services will take place virtually on Sunday, April 18, 2021. The services will be largely pre-recorded and available to watch online. Memorial Service materials and links will be added in the coming weeks. Please click here for more information on 2021 Crime Victims’ Memorial Services:


CE Calvin Ball Honors NCVRW 2020 with a Certificate of Recognition

Victim Witness Coordinator at Podium with County ExecutiveState's Attorney with Victim Witness Coordinator


National Crime Victims’ Rights Week – April 2019

HoCo Crime Victims Plaque National Crime Victims’ Rights Week attendees Rich H. Gibson, Jr. at NCVRW NCVRW attendees
During the COVID-19 public health crisis, we are available and remain at your service. Please feel free to contact your Victim Assistance Team member or you may email kvasco@howardcountymd.gov or call 410-313-3153.