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PAVSA: Information for victims about anonymous reporting option

Tools & Templates | September 21, 2009
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Payment for Sexual Assault Exams When the Assault Occurs in One State but the Exam Occurs in a Different State

Article or Report | August 1, 2018
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Pediatric Non-Fatal Strangulation Photodocumentation Protocol

Protocol | January 1, 2020
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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

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People First: A Language Guide

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People First language puts the person before the disability and describes what a person has, not what a person is.

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Performing an Audit of Sexual Assault Evidence in Police Custody

Article or Report | March 1, 2016
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Persons with a Disability: Labor Force Characteristics – 2017

Article or Report | June 21, 2018
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Phoenix Police Cold Case Squad – Pt. 1 of 2

Video | September 9, 2014
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This is an educational video of the genesis of the Phoenix Police Department’s Sex Crimes Cold Case Squad. The video provides an overview of the squad’s multi-disciplinary approach to sexual assaults and highlights recent successes. Phoenix Police Sex Crimes Cold Case Squad was one of only three projects nationally chosen as success stories in utilizing federal STOP grant funding.

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Phoenix Police Cold Case Squad – Pt. 2 of 2

Video | September 9, 2014
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This is an educational video of the genesis of the Phoenix Police Department’s Sex Crimes Cold Case Squad. The video provides an overview of the squad’s multi-disciplinary approach to sexual assaults and highlights recent successes. Phoenix Police Sex Crimes Cold Case Squad was one of only three projects nationally chosen as success stories in utilizing federal STOP grant funding.

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Physical and Sexual Assault of Women With Disabilities

Article or Report | September 1, 2006
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North Carolina women were surveyed to examine whether women’s disability status was associated with their risk of being assaulted within the past year. Women’s violence experiences were classified into three groups: no violence, physical assault only (without sexual assault), and sexual assault (with or without physical assault). Multivariable analysis revealed that women with disabilities were not significantly more likely than women without disabilities to have experienced physical assault alone within the past year (odds ratio [OR] = 1.18, 95% Confidence Interval [CI] = 0.62 to 2.27); however, women with disabilities had more than 4 times the odds of experiencing sexual assault in the past year compared to women without disabilities (OR = 4.89, 95% CI = 2.21 to 10.83).

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Pinal, Arizona County Attorney: Start by Believing

Video | August 8, 2014
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Polaris Project

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Police Body Worn Cameras: A Policy Scorecard

Article or Report | November 1, 2015
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Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill’s Apology to the Survivor of the 1994 Prospect Park Rape Case

Article or Report | October 28, 2018
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Police Executive Research Forum

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Police Interaction with Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Individuals

Protocol | June 1, 2021
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Police Interactions with Deaf Persons

Article or Report | January 1, 2009
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Police Training in Sexual Assault Response: Process, Outcomes, and Elements of Change

Article or Report | December 1, 2001
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This study evaluates an experimental training program at a Midwestern police academy.

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Policing and Prosecuting Sexual Assault in Los Angeles: A Collaborative Study

Article or Report | February 1, 2012
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Policy and Procedure for Evidence Submission

Protocol | October 15, 2018
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Policy and Training Guidelines for Intimate Partner Violence Response

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Polyvictimization in Later Life

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Polyvictimization in Later Life is a 6-hour web-based training presented in five modules. The purpose of the training is to strengthen awareness of polyvictimization in later life and to provide knowledge and skills of professionals to address the needs of victims. The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.

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Post-Coital DNA Recovery Study

Article or Report | March 1, 2015
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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) has revolutionized crime scene investigation. Infertility literature benchmarks provide evidence that DNA exists longer in reproductive tracks than general forensic studies historically demonstrate. The result is for most rape victims, timing for evidence collection is limited jurisdictionally to three days, even though recent literature describes novel advancements in Y-STR analysis methods, which is now customary in many forensic laboratories.

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Practical Implications of Current Intimate Partner Violence Research for Victim Advocates and Service Providers

Article or Report | December 1, 2013
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As more victims of IPV come into contact with criminal justice agencies than any other set of agencies, we review the role of criminal justice and court agencies in responding to IPV. In this guide we focus on the implications of the research on the criminal justice and court response to IPV from the perspective of victim advocates and service providers. We seek to include what it is important for victim advocates and service providers to know about the criminal justice and court response to IPV so that they can guide and assist their clients who must deal with these agencies.

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Prepare Your Statement

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Preparing Microsoft Word Documents and Converting Them to Accessible PDF Files Using Adobe Acrobat

Tools & Templates | January 1, 2008
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Presence of Victim Advocate During Sexual Assault Exam Summary of State Laws

Article or Report | March 1, 2013
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This article focuses specifically on the victim’s right to have an advocate present during a medical forensic exam. To date, only eight states — California, Florida, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington — have enacted laws to provide victims with this right. For more information, readers can consult a statutory compilation created by AEquitas: The Prosecutor’s Resource for Crimes Against Women. The compilation is current as of December 2012.

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PreventConnect

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Advances the primary prevention of sexual assault and relationship violence and builds the capacity of local, state, territorial, national and tribal agencies and organizations to develop, implement and evaluate effective prevention initiatives.

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Preventing and Responding to Corrections-Based Sexual Assault: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals

Tools & Templates | December 1, 2009
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This document provides guidance to community corrections officials, both supervisors and line staff, regarding the prevention, reduction, detection, and punishment of sexual misconduct perpetrated on those under supervision of community corrections, whether that misconduct occurs within facilities or under community supervision. One useful way of thinking about the targeted population is to consider the exposure of persons to sexual misconduct in any of the following settings: prisons, jails, juvenile detention centers, or halfway houses; on parole, probation, pretrial release, or bail; in a day reporting center, pretrial diversion program, as well as a drug, mental health, or other specialty court; on community service, or under any supervision through a private provider.

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Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

Article or Report | June 1, 2016
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This special collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse and abuse in later life. It draws from the work of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), National Adult Protective Services Agency (NAPSA) and other organizations. By focusing specifically on domestic and sexual violence (DV/SV) in later life, this special collection highlights the complexities of older people’s DV/SV experiences and emphasizes collaborative and multi-pronged approaches to addressing DV/SV in later life. Accordingly, the materials included in this special collection have been organized by their relevance to key stakeholders. Although particular effort was made to include materials related to addressing elder abuse and abuse in later life in diverse groups of older people, very few materials in this special collection focus on elder abuse and abuse in later life within culturally diverse communities. This limitation is due to significant gaps in current literature.

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