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How are victims that are sexual assaulted treated medically?
Victoria
04/04/2012
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OVCRC
06/29/2011
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What is working in terms of encouragingrequiring prosecutors to bring charges against inmate perpetrators of inmate-on-inmate sexual assault?
Connie Clem
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon Unfortunately, the prosecution rate of any type of sexual vi...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Section 115.41 lists detention solely on civil immigration charges as a criterion that must be assessed for potential risk of sexual victimization. Has there been some study or data to support a link of c...
John Schrader
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Are any sexual assault programs being implemented in juvenile facilities?
PaulZ
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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As a followup to the statistical question, is sexual assault more common among female or male inmates?
MAB
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon The BJS study is located here: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/inde...
Connie Clem
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Does inmate sexual abuse in a facility more commonly seem to be a systemic pattern involving several staff members, or can incidents more often be traced to one or two perpetrators with multiple victims?
Connie Clem
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon In the instances when this has occurred, however, improved r...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon Certainly, in some venues and correctional departments it ha...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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We currently have an internal hotline that goes to our investigator that gets used. It's my understanding that the draft standards will require a hotline to a sexual abuse hotline or similar. Our local age...
Jim Dennis
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Jim Dennis
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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What do you recommend on how to address detentions/prison administrators to take sexual assault seriously and provide mental health treatment in the jail/prisons.
Sandra Wilder
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Is there a growing trend to address sexual assault in jails or prisons? If yes, what is the latest movement?
Sandra Wilder
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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What are the statistics of inmates that report being sexually assaulted?
Sandra Wilder
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon In previous research, it seemed that lots of incidents repor...
Kathryn Schmidt
06/29/2011
arrow icon (3)In the anonymous surveys, the Sexual Victimization in Pri...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon (2)National Survey of Youth in Custody provided the first fa...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon (1)The Survey of Sexual Violence collects data annually on t...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon You may be interested in the most recent BJS reports: BJS Se...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon First, it is important to note that sexual violence in deten...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Can you talk about model protocols between facilities (prisons and jails) and sexual violence advocacy programs?
Zoe Gascon
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon That is wonderful news, Rhonda. Congratulations!
Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon We have implemented Sexual Assault Response Teams in a coord...
Rhonda Vega
06/29/2011
arrow icon Yes, the work that we (PCAR) has done here in PA with the PA...
Jennifer Feicht
06/29/2011
arrow icon Just as with every other agreement between agencies, it is i...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon There is an additional innovative model between the Pennsylv...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon A number of localities have developed Memorandum of Understa...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon The program with CDCR was entitled Pathways to Recovery and ...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon Right now a best practice would be the use what our communit...
rjv
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Has the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 been effective in decreasing the number of sexual assaults against incarcerated females and males?
R.W. Capowski
06/29/2011
arrow icon Kathryn - in all fifty states, it is illegal for staff to en...
Shannon May
07/07/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon Bob,Do I understand the BJS numbers correctly to say that AN...
Kathryn Schmidt
06/29/2011
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Kathryn Schmidt
06/29/2011
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Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon I'm not sure if your earlier numbers represent percentages o...
Barry
06/29/2011
arrow icon Having experience in both a male and more recently as a Depu...
R.W.Capowski
06/29/2011
arrow icon The data collected indicates that a substantial number of in...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon I would submit, however, that there is much increased awaren...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
arrow icon In some respects, it may be too early to determine if, in fa...
Bob Dumond
06/29/2011
arrow icon It is important to know that though PREA was passed in 2003,...
Shannon May
06/29/2011
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Shannon May
06/29/2011
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