Country United States of America
Year 2013
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines, Justice > Protocols and guidelines, Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

Attorney General Eric Holder released the updated “National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adult/Adolescent” (SAFE Protocol, 2nd edition). The revised SAFE Protocol uses the latest information and best practices to improve the quality of services that victims receive. When followed, the Protocol also improves the quality of forensic evidence collected; enhances law enforcement’s ability to collect information and file charges; and increases the likelihood of successful prosecution.

Source of Information

The Government of the United States of America, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 22

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