Research and analysis

A qualitative study of a dedicated sexual assault investigation unit

Home Office Research Report 48 studies a dedicated rape investigation unit that was set up as a pilot project in the south of England.

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A qualitative study of a dedicated sexual assault investigation unit key implications

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A qualitative study of a dedicated sexual assault investigation unit summary

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A qualitative study of a dedicated sexual assault investigation unit report

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Home Office Research Report 48 studies a dedicated rape investigation unit that was set up as a pilot project in a police force in the south of England. The unit was supported by funding from the Home Office. The Unit became operational in September 2008, and continued for a period of six months. The pilot aimed to establish whether or not a dedicated unit improved the service provided to victims of sexual assault.

This report summarises the findings from a qualitative study of this dedicated sexual assault unit.