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:
Non-Emergency:



208.467.8911
208.467.8550

Campus Counseling Center:
Director of Campus Housing:
Wellness Center:

208.467.8466
208.467.8663
208.467.8466

OFF CAMPUS:

 

Nampa Police Department:
(EMERGENCIES ONLY)
Non-Emergency:
Detectives
Records


    911
208.465.2257
208.465.2235
208.465.2232

Canyon County Sheriff's Office:
Dispatch
Detectives


208.454.7531
208.454.7480

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:
Mercy Medical Center
Valley Crisis Center
YWCA Rape Crisis Center
Mental Health Center
Suicide Hot Line
Poison Control Center


208.467.1171
208.465.5011
208.467.7273
208.459.0092
1.800.564.2120
1.800.860.0620

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.