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Derek L. Marchman | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

Derek Marchman has developed and implemented programs affecting victims and the victims’ rights movement for the last 30 years in the State of Georgia and nationwide. Mr. Marchman began his criminal justice career as a Probation Officer, and then moved on to working with state legislators to improve crime victim services.

At the Georgia Governor’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Mr. Marchman helped shape the victim assistance field by enhancing and increasing services and funding for victims of crime. He led efforts that resulted in the passage of Georgia ’s Victim Bill of Rights and Georgia’s Family Violence Act. With these successes behind him, Governor Zell Miller sent Mr. Marchman to the Nation’s capital to help Georgia's senators and then-Senator Joe Biden pass the Violence Against Women Act.

Derek Marchman received the Crime Victims' Rights Award. Visit the OVC Gallery for more information about her work to support victims of crime.

Date Published: April 29, 2022