sexual assault & rape

Sexual Assault & Rape 

Victims of sexual assault/rape are strongly encouraged to report offenses immediately. Sexual assault is any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly or against that person's will. Rape is carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will.

If a rape has occurred, it is important that the victim follow these guidelines:

  1. DO NOT shower.
  2. DO NOT change clothes.
  3. DO NOT disturb the area where the rape occurred.
  4. Seek medical attention.

NOTE: This is to preserve as much evidence as possible.

On campus you can receive assistance from a resident director, Counseling/Health Services and the Department of Security.

Off campus you can receive assistance from: The Nampa Police Department. They will give you instructions as to what you need to do and give you any other important contact numbers.

NOTE: See resource list for phone numbers

Resource List

ON CAMPUS:


NNU Campus Safety:

208.467.8911
Nampa Police Dept:          911
Campus Counseling Center: 208.467.8466
Wellness Center: 208.467.8466

OFF CAMPUS:


Nampa Police Department: (EMERGENCIES ONLY) 911
Non-Emergency: 208.465.2257
Detectives 208.465.2235
Records 208.465.2232
Canyon County Sheriff's Office:  
Dispatch 208.454.7531
Detectives 208.454.7480

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES


Saint Alphonsus Medical Center      208.463.5000
Saint Alphonsus Emergency Dept.    208.463.5100
24Hr Rape Crisis Hotline    208.345.7273
Mental Health Center    208.459.0092
24Hr Suicide Hot Line 1.800.273.8255
Poison Control Center 1.800.222.1222
24Hr Domestic Violence Hotline    208.343.7025

When you call these numbers:

  1. Give your name.
  2. Describe the situation clearly and accurately.
  3. Don't hang up!  Let the person you are talking to end the conversation. Other information may be needed.