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Wadoc Rape Elimination Procedures Response and Containment Checklist 2006

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Offender Sexual Assault Response and Containment Checklist
Sexual Assault Preservation
Location:

Date:

Incident Commander:

Time:

Required Actions:
Time

Initial

N/A

1. Notify Intelligence and Investigations Office of
allegations.
2. Notify local Law Enforcement agency that an alleged
sexual assault has occurred.
3. Secure location(s) where it is believed that the sexual
assault occurred:
• Post an individual at the scene(s) if the area
cannot be completely sealed and secured.
4. Collect ALL clothing that the complainant and alleged
victim are wearing.
• Use trace evidence collection sheet. Require
each offender involved to stand on sheet while
removing clothing.
• Place each piece of clothing in a separate brown
paper bag (no plastic bags).
• Document offender’s name, date, time, total
number of bags and item enclosed.
• Place bags in a secure location.
• Ensure chain-of-evidence is maintained on
evidence card.
5. Take digital pictures/video of injuries to victim and
suspect offenders immediately to record discolor and
severity.
6. Transport offenders separately to Infirmary for a
preliminary medical examination.

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Offender Sexual Assault Response and Containment Checklist
Time

Initial

N/A

7. If 96 hours or less, transport offender to the local
hospital for evidence collection and possible medical
examination.
If more than 96 hours, if Law Enforcement requests
evidence collection, complainant will be transported to
the local hospital.
• Hospital staff make final determination if Rape Kit
will be completed or not.
8. Ask Law Enforcement if the suspect should be
transported to local hospital for evidence collection
(e.g., penis swab, fingernail check, etc.).
9. Place alleged suspect in Segregation/IMU pending an
investigation.
10. Notify Mental Health staff so complainant has support
available.
11. Ensure the following are correctly completed and
secured in evidence lockers:
• Administrative Segregation paperwork,
• Tele-incident reports,
• Incident reports,
• Staff memos,
• Videotapes of crime scene,
• Pictures of crime scene and injuries, and
• Additional evidence.

Notes:

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