Police Officer Schema of Sexual Assault Reports

@article{Venema2016PoliceOS,
  title={Police Officer Schema of Sexual Assault Reports},
  author={Rachel M Venema},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={872 - 899}
}
  • Rachel M Venema
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • While extensive research has studied sexual assault reporting behaviors and described negative experiences with the criminal justice system among victim-survivors, fewer studies have explored police officer attitudes, knowledge, and thought processes that may affect victims’ perceptions of negative interactions and unsatisfactory outcomes within reported sexual assault cases. This study explores police officer understanding of the definition of sexual assault and characteristics that influence… CONTINUE READING
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