Sexual Assault Case Study

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Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. The definition of sexual assault covers all the sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape. It is not the problem of our country but it’s the problem increasing worldwide. There are various factors affecting the investigation of sexual assault cases but some of them plays a very important role while investigation of the such cases and to arrest the main suspect or the offender of the case. There are various investigation protocols for investigation of such types of crime has been developed in the other countries but in our country like
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This is contrary to the expectation that delayed reporting into adulthood is necessarily associated with degraded evidence or unavailable witnesses and a reduced likelihood of proceeding to prosecution. It may mean that where adults do report, they are committed witnesses and better able to articulate their evidence.(2) (The impact of delayed reporting on the prosecution and outcomes of child sexual abuse cases Judy Cashmore, Alan Taylor, Rita Shackel and Patrick Parkinson University of Sydney Law School August…show more content…
The Department is committed to thoroughly investigating all allegations of sexual abuse, while being sensitive to the unique impact of this crime on its victims. Since 2008, MPD has worked with professionals and advocates in implementing a series of reforms on the handling and investigation of sexual abuse cases, from the hospital to the police.
Interviewing the victim of a sexual assault play a very important role while investigating the case. In New York State the entire police department provides a private setting for the interview of the victims of such crime. Private setting means an enclosed room from which the occupants are not visible or otherwise identifiable, and whose conversations cannot be heard from outside the room. They provide a Rape Crisis Center advocate with the victim during the interview process. It also look after carefully
(i) those persons directly and immediately related to the interviewing of a particular victim,
(ii) the victim,
(iii) a social worker, an advocate, psychologist or other professional providing emotional support to the

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