In the state of Arkansas, you have up to 72 hours after the assault for forensic evidence collection.
If you have changed clothes, place the clothes you were wearing during the assault - including underwear - in a paper (not plastic) bag.
Report Domestic/Dating Violence Domestic and/or dating violence includes violence against a spouse, former spouse, partner or someone who has had a dating, romantic or intimate relationship.
Violence includes assault, battery and anything that puts the victim in fear of bodily injury or death.
As soon as you are in a safe place, tell someone you can trust about what happened—a roommate, friend, resident adviser, minister or counselor—someone who can provide emotional support and objectively help you make a plan.
All names presented here were gathered at a past date.Where alcohol or drugs are involved, incapacitation is determined by how the alcohol or drugs have impacted a person’s decision- making capacity, awareness of consequences, and/or ability to make fully informed judgments.i Sexual assault is a traumatic event, and victims commonly experience fear, shock, confusion, disbelief, embarrassment, shame, guilt and many other emotions.Having a forensic examination performed within 72 hours helps preserve potential evidence.In addition, medical professionals can evaluate your risk of sexually transmitted diseases and/or pregnancy.You can seek medical care at any time following an assault, but please be advised that in the state of Arkansas, forensic evidence exam and collection (a.k.a.