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  • What is GHB?
    GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a depressant drug that is sometimes used in to perpetrate crimes, suc... Read More
    Last Updated: August 28, 2015

  • What is Megan's Law?
    Megan's Law, signed by President Clinton in May 1996, amends the Jacob Wetterling Act to require sta... Read More
    Last Updated: September 18, 2017

  • Where can I find the number of officers killed and assaulted in the line of duty?
    Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA), an annual publication from the Federal Bureau... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2018

  • Are resources available on how correctional facilities can address the problem of prison rape?
    Resources designed to assist correctional facilities in addressing the problem of prison rape includ... Read More
    Last Updated: September 11, 2017

  • Who can I contact to help me develop a safety plan?
    If your local police department employs a victim advocate, he/she maybe able to help you develop a s... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2015

  • Where can I find bank robbery statistics?
    Bank robbery statistics are available in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annual report, Cr... Read More
    Last Updated: September 11, 2017

  • How many juveniles are in residential placement for forcible rape?
    Information regarding youth in residential placement for sex offenses can be found in the Easy Acce... Read More
    Last Updated: January 11, 2017

  • Is technical assistance available for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) Protocol?
    The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents, Second E... Read More
    Last Updated: April 24, 2013

  • Is there a national database for people that have been served an order of protection?
    While there is a national database that captures every issued order of protection, it is only availa... Read More
    Last Updated: August 9, 2017

  • Where can I find research on violence against women?
    Information about research conducted on violence against women is available in the Violence and Vict... Read More
    Last Updated: August 31, 2016

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