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NCJ Number: 40368 Find in a Library
Title: KANSAS CITY (MO) - METROPOLITAN ORGANIZATION TO COUNTER SEXUAL ASSAULT - FINAL REPORT, OCTOBER 1, 1975 SEPTEMBER 30, 1976
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Kansas City (MO) Police Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 50
Sponsoring Agency: Kansas City (MO) Police Dept
Kansas City, MO 64106
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-DF-07-0002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE METROPOLITAN ORGANIZATION TO COUNTER SEXUAL ASSAULT (MOCSA) ORGANIZED TO REDUCE THE IMPACT OF SEXUAL ASSAULT ON VICTIMS AND INCREASE AWARENESS OF SEX CRIMES.
Abstract: THE ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES INCLUDE THE SPONSORSHIP OF PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE VICTIM MEDICAL-PHYSICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES. TO FACILITATE THESE SERVICES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES WERE DEVELOPED BY THE SEXUAL ASSAULT TREATMENT CENTER IN THE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM. IN ADDITION A 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE, A VICTIM ADVOCATE PROGRAM, AND OTHER VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS WERE ESTABLISHED. THE MOCSA, TO FACILITATE ACCEPTANCE OF ITS CONCEPTS, FORMED A CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO FOSTER SUPPORT, TRAINED 344 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS, DEVELOPED MECHANISMS FOR SPECIAL PROSECUTORY TREATMENT OF SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, AND ESTABLISHED PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAMS. MOSCA ALSO DEVELOPED RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS FOR IDENTIFYING PROBLEM AREAS AND EVALUATING ITS OWN EFFECTIVENESS. AN APPENDIX CONTAINS THE AGENDA OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SEXUAL ASSAULT....TWH
Index Term(s): Community relations; Females; Hotlines; Perception; Police; Program evaluation; Prosecution; Public education; Rape; Sexual assault; Victim services; Volunteers
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