THE VICTIM – the most important witness, but never the only witness

courtmartialdefenselawyer274The victim is a primary source of information about any crime. In non-stranger sexual assaults, it is common that only two people were present for the sexual activity. The victim is a walking crime scene and eyewitness. Eliciting every possible detail from the victim, and forming a government case to communicate the events and make them believable requires sensitivity, careful interviewing and planning.

Interviewing

Victimology

Sharp Program

Victim Witness Liaison Officer

Sexual Assault Response Teams