Anonymous Reporting and Forensic Examinations

Group: University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center

URL: http://justice.uaa.alaska.edu/forum/25/1-2springsummer2008/es1_vawa.html

Description

This article describes provisions of the 2005 Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act and its application in Alaska. Under the act, states must provide victims of sexual assault with access to forensic medical examinations by a trained examiner free of charge (or with full reimbursement), regardless of whether victims decide to cooperate with law enforcement.

Tags

violent crime, domestic violence, sexual violence, victims, forensics, reporting crime

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Non-Profit
Formats
PDF, HTML
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2008

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