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Forcible Rapes and Sexual Assaults in Anchorage

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dc.contributor.author Rosay, André B.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-10T19:56:34Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-10T19:56:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009-03
dc.identifier.citation Rosay, André B. (2009). "Forcible Rapes and Sexual Assaults in Anchorage." Alaska Justice Forum Reprints 8 (Mar 2009). en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/7013
dc.description Originally published in the Alaska Justice Forum 20(4): 1, 9–11 (Winter 2004). en_US
dc.description.abstract This study examined the characteristics of all sexual assaults reported to the Anchorage Police Department from 2000 through 2003. Key descriptive findings are summarized. * Victims tended to be young and female, with Native women victims in over 45% of reported sexual assaults. * In a majority of the assaults — over 62% — the assailant was not a stranger to the victim. The most common non-stranger relationships included friends and acquaintances. * A majority of the assaults occurred indoors, with 45% taking place at the residence of one or both of those involved. * Sixty-five percent of victims had used alcohol prior to the assault and 74% of suspects had also. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center en_US
dc.source Alaska Justice Forum Reprints en_US
dc.subject Anchorage, AK en_US
dc.subject crime in Alaska en_US
dc.subject sexual assault en_US
dc.subject violence against women en_US
dc.title Forcible Rapes and Sexual Assaults in Anchorage en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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