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Addressing the Needs of Victims on Cruise Ships
 
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What are the steps to getting a victim of sexual assault counseling if they don't want it? I know you don't want to push them.
Lisa Ram
01/08/2013
arrow icon The victom may be to scared to go for help with getting coun...
Melissa Sturgis
01/16/2014
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Rosalynn Good
01/10/2013
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What resources are avaiable to encourage victims of child abuse to come forward about their abuse? How can we raise awareness to younger victims?
Justin Weyant
11/20/2012
arrow icon first of all, tell the child to come to you, or a teacher if...
Melissa Sturgis
01/16/2014
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have there been many incident reported to you on women abuse w Remote Elecronic harrassment all day & night and women being Targeted?
shr
05/23/2012
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What kind of security do cruise ships have? What status do the security staff have (peace officer? police officers, civilian?) What jurisdiction are the under?
John Beatty
05/09/2012
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Melissa Sturgis
01/16/2014
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JOIN UPCOMING SESSION - On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 2 pm EST join Marcie Davis and Shell Schwartz on Expanding Services for Crime Victims with Disabilities. Submit your questions at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov...
OVCRC
05/09/2012
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Welcome Jamie, This is a good topic for discussion. I assisted one Victim who was a victim of DV while on a cruise.We were glad to help her and were able to provide excellent counseling referrals. J...
John Laycock V.
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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05/09/2012
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Sorry so late, but where might we look for crime statistics regarding cruise lines-further research would require these stats, and may be provided to potential consumers before boarding. Would be nice to s...
Tim O'Dea
05/09/2012
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Tim O'Dea
05/15/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
arrow icon Hi Tim, fortunately, those statistics, such as they are curr...
Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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are there any statistics related to crimes committed on cruise ships (i.e., type of crime, how often, etc.)?
Tomas
05/09/2012
arrow icon Hi Tomas, The answer is yes...sort of! One of the measures ...
Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Are the medical staff aboard ships required to be trained properly in order to provide rape crisis, sexual assault, rape kit, etc.
Maria
05/09/2012
arrow icon Thanks Maria, Yes, now they are thanks to the CVSSA (Cruise ...
Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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If a medical emergency occurs on a cruise ship, how can I find out if the coast guard was contacted and if so what were they told about the victims condition?
From Field
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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I would imagine that investigating a crime on a cruise ship becomes difficult when multiple enforcement agencies could have jurisdiction. How is jurisdiction determined?
CarolL
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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How has the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 impacted the investigation and reporting of crime on cruise ships?
Taylor
05/09/2012
arrow icon It includes contact numbers of the FBI, Sexual assault hotli...
Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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When the crime occurs is there any obligations of cruise companies to investigate, report, etc
Jenn
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
arrow icon Hi Jen, Yes, if you are a US citizen, thanks to the new Crui...
Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Are there different procedures that cruise ship staff should be following based on cruiseline or destination? Or do all staff follow the same rules.
Monty
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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What should victims do if they didn't report a crime while on a ship?
Melissa
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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What should we tell people to do in preparation for their trip?
Andrea
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Hello to everyone in the forum; Being Puerto Rico a Cruise ship homeport to many cruise lines, many passengers arrive and leave thru our ports, either by air or by sea. Been also a US jurisdiction, many ...
Pereda
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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Jamie Barnett
05/09/2012
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Jamie Barnett to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions on addressing the need of victims on cru...
OVCRC
05/09/2012
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