IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, OR REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL OR LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE

DIAL 9-1-1


24/7 VICTIM ADVOCATE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

(619) 846-6040


IF YOU HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED OR THINK YOU HAVE BEEN:

  • Go to a safe location away from the attacker. Contact a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), Uniformed Victim Advocate (UVA), Victim Advocate (VA), or Military One Source for Restricted/Unrestricted reporting.
  • IF YOU ARE LOCATED ANYWHERE IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, PLEASE BE SURE TO SPEAK TO A UNIFORMED VICTIM ADVOCATE OR VICTIM ADVOCATE FOR A RESTRICTED REPORT BEFORE YOU CONTACT MEDICAL OR LAW ENFORCEMENT. CALIFORNIA IS A MANDATED REPORTING STATE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL AND HEALTH CARE PRACTIONERS TO INCLUDE MILITARY TREATMENT FACILITIES.
  • Seek medical care as soon as possible. Even if you do not have any visible physical injuries, you may be at risk of becoming pregnant or acquiring a sexually transmitted disease.
  • Ask the healthcare provider to conduct a sexual assault forensic examination (SAFE) to preserve forensic evidence.
  • If you suspect you have been drugged, request that a urine sample be collected.
  • Preserve all evidence of the assault. Do not bathe, wash your hands or brush your teeth. Do not clean or straighten up the crime scene.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION & RESPONSE DOWNLOADS

Rebecca Ax
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego
and Western Recruiting Region

Jeffrey McKennie
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego
and Western Recruiting Region

DoD Safe Helpline

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