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Reporting Sexual Assault when a SANE exam is not an option

Reporting Sexual Assault when a SANE exam is not an option

If an assault occurred more than 5 days ago, and you are unable to have a sexual assault exam, and have decided to make a report to police at this point, you have several options. You can contact the RCC offices and have an advocate accompany you to a police station or area command close to your home to make a report. The report is always going to be made in the location where the sexual assault occurred, even if that is not where you live. For example, if you…

Court Advocacy and Accompaniment

Court Advocacy and Accompaniment

The Rape Crisis Center provides trained Court Advocates who can join you for any court proceedings or hearings. If you receive a subpoena and are unsure of what you need to do, or want someone to attend court with you, please contact the RCC offices at 702-385-2153 as soon as you receive information to have an advocate attend court with you.  Court Advocates can help victims understand the reporting, investigation, and court processes, as well as accompany victims to court dates. To learn more or make an appointment to speak…

School-Based Advocacy

School-Based Advocacy

The School-Based Advocate is a dedicated individual available to assist victims of assault, abuse, or harassment who are enrolled in any K-12 school in Clark County, and their families. The School-Based Advocate can help victims and their families navigate the reporting process at their school, ensure that appropriate actions are taken to investigate and address reports, and assist with safety planning. They can also assist with escalating reports to higher authorities in the event that an initial report is improperly handled.  To learn more or make an appointment to speak…

Family Justice Center

Family Justice Center

The Family Justice Center is a resource for victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking. The FJC houses a number of different services all in one location. At the FJC, you can access:  Advocacy Safety planning resources Information on Legal issues or meet with a lawyer Immigration assistance for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Temporary Protection Orders Access LVMPD Victim Advocates Access LVMPD Domestic Violence Detectives The FJC is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Victims do not have to make a report to…

Sexual Assault Resources

Sexual Assault Resources

Law Enforcement *If you need to report an assault in progress, or are injured after an assault and need an ambulance, please call EMERGENCY 9-1-1. *If you have been the victim of an assault and need to report it to the police, but you are not actively in danger or injured at the time of the call, please call NON-EMERGENCY 3-1-1. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police – Sexual Assault Unit: 702-828-3421 North Las Vegas Detective Bureau: 702-633-2219 Henderson Police Department: 702-267-4570/866-473-4911 *Please note that the crime will be investigated by the…

24-Hour Hotline (702-366-1640 or 888-366-1640)

24-Hour Hotline (702-366-1640 or 888-366-1640)

If you are in immediate danger – please call 9-1-1, advocates cannot take actual reports of sexual assaults or respond to a scene if you are in danger. Only police are able to assist with that, so please call 911 if you need to reach law enforcement directly.  Our hotline is available 24/7/365 and is answered by trained RCC staff and volunteer advocates. Advocates can assist with resources, information on next steps if someone has been sexually assaulted, and connections to the programs and services of the RCC. The Rape…

Party Smart

Party Smart

Party Smart is a safety campaign to encourage everyone going into a party situation, whether at a friend’s house, at the hottest club, or for a weekend getaway, to have each other’s backs – friends and strangers – in being mindful of sexual predators. The most effective way to do that, stay with your posse – Arrive Together, Stick Together, Leave Together. That includes sharing ride sharing routes, and whatever it takes so that everyone has a great time and gets home safely. Check out many more safety tips at…

RCC and Metro Announce  Programs and Services Supported by Dept of Justice Grants

RCC and Metro Announce Programs and Services Supported by Dept of Justice Grants

For Immediate Release                                     Contact: Lisa Robinson, 702.326.0334, lisa@ffwpr.com Feb. 19, 2020 THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER AND LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SUPPORTED BY DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANTS FOCUSED ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN SOUTHERN NEVADA U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford will join law enforcement agencies and program partners from the Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Taskforce for press conference February 19 at 3 p.m. WHAT:    Human trafficking initiatives in Southern Nevada supported by U.S. Department of Justice Grants. U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) and Alissa Engler, Nevada Senior Deputy…

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