Sexual Assault Investigation
Sexual assault can be the afterthought or primary motivation in burglaries. Home burglaries that are interrupted may result in a sexual assault. It then becomes necessary to process the crime scene for both rape and burglary.
With regard to the sexual assault, what are the primary steps in crime scene investigation? Considering the types of sexual assault victims below, are there certain considerations for these victims? Explain what they are. How would the crime scene differ for each type of victim? How would it remain the same?
- Female rape victim in her own home
- Male victim of sexual assault
- Juvenile victim of sexual assault
- Elderly victim of sexual assault (65 and older)