Our Commitment

Crimes of violence including sexual assault, date/acquaintance rape, and stalking, is a very serious concern Central Washington University and our department. If you are a victim of a violent crime the CWU Police Department will guarantee the following:

We will meet with you privately, at a time and local place of your choice, to take your report.

We will NOT notify your parents without your consent.

We will treat you and your case with courtesy, sensitivity, dignity, understanding and professionalism.

Our officers will NOT judge you, and you will NOT be blamed for what occurred.

We will assist you in arranging for any necessary medical or health treatment.

We will assist you in privately contacting counseling or other available resources.

We will assist you in obtaining emergency housing, if needed.

We will continue to be available to answer your questions, to explain the system and process involved (prosecutor, courts, etc), and to be a listening ear if you wish.

We will fully investigate your case, and will help you to achieve the best outcome. This may involve the arrest and full prosecution of the suspect responsible. You will be kept up-to-date on the progress of the investigation and/or prosecution.

We will consider your case seriously, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, or whether the assault is stranger, acquaintance, or alcohol related.

If you feel you are a victim of violence, call the CWU Police Department at 509- 925-8534 (any time of day or night), to privately make a complaint.

Endorsed by: Student Medical and Counseling (509) 963-1881

Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (509)963-1515

Wellness Center (509) 963-3213

Central Washington University is an EEO/AA/Title IX Institution TDD 509-963-2143

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