Goal

Improve the best practices and outcomes of sexual assault reporting, processing, investigations, and prosecutions. 

This reform is defined by City Council Resolution 20190131-077.

 

Direction

Conduct an analysis that determines why more reported and investigated sexual assaults do not lead to convictions.  

 

Deliverables and Outcomes

An independent analysis and written report that determines the disconnect between cases reported and cases prosecuted and provides recommendations and policy changes for improvements. 

 

Status

The resolution has been approved and processes have begun to initiate changes, but they are not yet complete. 

 

Timeline

July 2020

City staff provided an update on the process evaluation.

 

January 2019

Council adopted Resolution 20190131-077 on January 31, 2019.