In the case of rape, the actions taken by the victim immediately following
the attack are an important part of rape prevention. A rapist rarely
stops with one victim. He/she can be stopped with immediate and successful
A rape victim is a victim
of a violent crime. Many times a victim may be afraid to make a
sexual assault report. They may be embarrassed, or feel at fault.
In the case of rape…
Do report this crime.
Police officers are trained to see that the victim receives the
psychological, emotional and medical support needed, in a confidential
Public Safety immediately (810) 762-5666, or use the Emergency
Call Boxes. Off-campus call 911.
- Do not change
clothes, douche or clean up
- Do not throw anything
- Do not use any
- Bring a clean
change of clothes with you, if possible
Information most need by the police…
Often, the only witness in a rape case is the victim, it is important
that he/she remember as much as possible about the assailant, including…..
Domestic Violence and Stalking
- car license plate number, year, make and model
- race of the assailant
- approximate age weight and height
- color and length of hair
- color of eyes
- any unusual marks, scars, tattoos, rings, etc.
- any belongings the assailant may have left at the crime scene
is a serious problem affecting upwards of one million women
Victims of domestic violence can receive personal protection
orders (PPO's) which are enforceable by the MCC Department of
Stalking is a crime in Michigan as of January 1, 1993. Stalking
involves unwanted, repeated or continuing harassment of another
individual that would cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized,
frightened, intimidated, harassed or molested. A person may
press charges and/or obtain a PPO against a stalker.
| Get the PPO forms and assistance in completing the forms from
the following agencies:
- Genesee County Clerk’s Office
900 S. Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 257-3220 or
310 E. Third St.
Flint, MI 48502
- Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
547 S. Saginaw St.
(810) 234-2621 or
- Victim Advocacy Program
Sgt. Nancy Metcalfe
MCC Public Safety