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NCJ Number: 35294 Find in a Library
Title: RAPE, PART 2 - PROVIDING THE PROOF (LEGAL INFORMATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SERIES)
Corporate Author: California Office of the Attorney General
Dept of Justice
United States of America
Project Director: R SIEGEL
Date Published: 1975
Sponsoring Agency: AIMS
Chatsworth, CA 91311-4409
California Council on Criminal Justice
Sacramento, CA 95823
California Office of the Attorney General
Sacramento, CA 94244-2550
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: AIMS
9710 DeSota Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311-4409
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS POLICE TRAINING FILM, PART TWO OF A TWO-PART PRESENTATION, EXPLORES THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE CORROBORATING THE VICTIM'S ALLEGATION OF RAPE.
Abstract: PROMPT REPORTING OF THE CRIME BY THE VICTIM, DETAILED QUESTIONING OF THE VICTIM BY THE INITIAL OFFICER ON THE SCENE, AND MEDICAL AND POLICE CRIME SCENE COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE PREVENTS A RAPIST FROM GOING FREE. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE SOME DETAILED ASPECTS OF LEGAL PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN RAPE SITUATIONS, SUCH AS CHAIN OF POSSESSION OF EVIDENCE, SHOWUPS AND IN-THE-FIELD IDENTIFICATIONS OF SUSPECTS, AND GATHERING EVIDENCE FROM VEHICLES. STRESSED IS THE IMPORTANCE OF LETTING THE VICTIM KNOW THE REASONS BEHIND ALL ACTIONS TAKEN BY AND QUESTIONS ASKED BY INVESTIGATING OFFICERS. POLICE-RELATED VICTIM SERVICES ARE ALSO NOTED. A TRAINING MANUAL ACCOMPANIES THE FILM. (FOR PART ONE, 'PROBLEMS IN PROOF', SEE NCJ-35319).
Index Term(s): Crime Scene Investigation; Criminal investigation training; Evidence collection; Evidence identification; Films; Plans; Police legal training; Rape; Sexual assault victims; Suspect identification
Note: 30 MINUTES, 16MM COLOR, 1975 RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE
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