What Happens when I go to the Hospital?
Specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) provide confidential and professional sexual assault specific care to victims. These highly trained nurses have substantial specialized training in forensic nursing, will provide for your comfort, answer any medical questions, conduct a physical exam and collect any physical evidence. SANE nurses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A Rape Victim Advocate will be called for your emotional support and comfort.
What happens when I report a sexual assault?
If you desire to report to police, a uniformed officer will be dispatched to take initial information and a preliminary investigation will commence. A member of the Sex Crimes Unit will be in contact with you within a few days. Be sure to give the uniformed officer your contact information, including phone numbers, email and mailing address.