If I am a victim of a sexual assault what should I do?
Victims of sexual assaults can do several things that will aid police officers in the investigation of the victim’s case. Though it is sometimes very hard and embarrassing, one of the best things a victim can do is report the sexual assault immediately. As time goes on, physical evidence may be lost as well as the victim and other witnesses’ ability to accurately describe to officers what had occurred. A victim of sexual assault should not shower, brush their teeth, drink anything, or use a bathroom if at all possible. Taking these steps can ensure that physical evidence is not lost before a sexual assault evidence collection exam is complete.

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1. If I have a question about a crime that occurred to me how can I get the name of the investigator who is working the case?
2. How do I keep from becoming a victim of a fraud or identity theft?
3. If a crime occurs in a city other than Cedar Falls can I report the crime to the Cedar Falls Police Department?
4. Are all reported crimes assigned to an investigator?
5. If I am a victim of a sexual assault what should I do?
6. I think the person living across the street from me is a sex offender, how can I find out if he is or is not?
7. If I want an investigator to give a talk to my organization about a certain type of crime, who should I contact?