An Overview of Adult Rape in Nashville Presented by: The Adult Sex Abuse Unit Metropolitan Police Department Nashville, Tennessee Introduction Rape - a frightening crime. Who are the victims of rape? Who commits the crime of rape? When and where do most rapes occur?
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Presented by: The Adult Sex Abuse Unit
Metropolitan Police Department
Rape - a frightening crime.
Who are the victims of rape?
Who commits the crime of rape?
When and where do most rapes occur?
What are the truths about rape; what are the myths?
Rape can occur at any time of day, but occurs with greater frequency during the late evening and early morning hours.
Force or Coercion89%
Rape can happen any time of year, with a possible increased risk in the fall.
Rape happens every day of the week, with an increased risk on weekends.
Rapes are most likely to occur during hours of darkness, with the greatest number occurring near midnight.
Dating and Social Situations
What To Do If You Are the Victim of a Rape
A detective will talk to you at length about the assault and may request that you write out a statement. The decision whether or not to prosecute lies primarily in your hands. Just because a report is made, does not mean that you have to prosecute.