For victims who report sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other traumatic crimes, the purpose of an investigative interview is to help them: Retrieve details of the traumatic event from memory, and Disclose those details to the investigator.
Start by Believing Day provides an opportunity for communities across the country, and around the world, to unify with a single voice for those who have been the victims of sexual violence:
We hear you, and we are here to help.
Our annual conferences focus on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse. We consistently bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers and others in this three-day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues to effectively respond to these crimes in all of our communities.