Sexual Assault Intervention Guarantee|
If you have been sexually assaulted, you have the right to report the assault to the Police Department. As an encouragement to report an assault, the UCSD Police Department offers the following guarantee:
WE WILL meet with you privately or you may choose to be accompanied by a friend.
WE WILL have a female officer conduct the initial interview at your request if one is available.
WE WILL take your assault seriously and fully investigate the matter for you regardless of the gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or religion of those parties involved.
WE WILL not prejudge you or your actions. Assault victims are not responsible for the criminal actions of others.
WE WILL treat you and your case with courtesy, dignity, sensitivity and understanding.
WE WILL assist you in arranging for your medical needs.
WE WILL provide you with counseling referral information.
WE WILL upon request, not release your name to the public or to the press.
WE WILL discuss and explain the criminal justice process. You will be kept informed of the progress of the investigation.
WE WILL continue to be available in order to answer your questions and to assist you as the process of the investigation and/or prosecution proceeds.
If you believe you are a sexual assault victim, call the UCSD Police Department at 534-HELP (534-4357) and inform us that you want to make a sexual assault complaint. You, as part of the university community, can assist in reducing crime by supporting your police department in its efforts to apprehend criminals and by utilizing preventive measures to reduce the opportunity for criminal acts. You are urged both to report crimes and to practice measures to reduce crime. We all share in the responsibility for making the University of California, San Diego a safe and secure campus. Call the UCSD Police Department Crime Prevention Unit at 534-3644 if you desire further crime prevention assistance.