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Reporting to Police: A Guide For Survivors

Reporting sexual violence to the police can be intimidating and overwhelming. Our Reporting to Police: A Guide For Survivors guide can help you through this process. This page highlights some important considerations when reporting sexual violence to the police. You can download the guide on the right hand of this page or by clicking here: Reporting to Police: A Guide For Survivors.

What is the Reporting to Police: A Guide For Survivors guide?

The Reporting to Police: A Guide For Survivors provides an overview of what to expect when reporting sexual violence to police. This includes explaining the process for reporting, your options, and what you may want to do. Some of the things the guide explains includes:

  • Giving statements to police;
  • Survivor services;
  • What to expect during a police investigation;
  • Your rights;
  • What happens if a charge is laid;
  • What happens if a charge is not laid; and
  • Other resources and parts of reporting sexual violence to police.

additional support

If you need additional support you can contact Sarah, Mandy, or Janet, our Legal Support Navigators, for more help at the following:

Contact:
Call: 709-722-2805 or 1-833-722-2805
Text: 1-709-986-2811 or 1-709-986-2801 or 1-709-219-0672
Email: support@journeyprojectnl.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheJourneyProjectNL
Twitter: @Journey_NL

If and when you report to the police is your choice. The Journey Project will support you in any decision you make.