09 August 2011

What you can (and should) do if the worst happens

This is something that no one wishes to talk about.  But we must face the facts.  We must be brave.  Beatings or sexual assault take place daily.  Here is what we can do:

1.  If you are a witness, call the police immediately.

2.  If you are a victim, go to the police as soon as humanly possible.  If you are in the hospital, tell them you want to see an officer.  Do not wash your clothing or bodily parts.  These may be evidence.  Above all, do not delay.  I know this is tough, but you can stop this vermin.

3.  If you are a friend, urge, urge, URGE them to go to the police and provide them with valuable evidence.

Cops seeking teen gang that committed Duboce triangle hate crime attack (sfist)

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Lanier: Cops could be let go for disregarding hate crime (dcist)

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ADL concerned about recent spate of hate crimes in the district (prnewswire)

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