Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault in Indian Country
OVC and the Office on Violence Against Women collaborated to produce this four-video series, designed for criminal justice personnel, victim advocates, and allied professionals who work with victims of sexual assault in Indian Country. The videos—
- increase awareness about the prevalence of alcohol used as a vehicle to facilitate sexual violence perpetration and the targeting of vulnerable victims, to include intoxicated persons, by sex offenders.
- provide commentary on enhancing the investigation and prosecution of sexual violence crimes.
- present case studies that illustrate best practices for responding to victims of alcohol-facilitated sexual assault and underscore the need for collaboration and a coordinated multijurisdictional response.
Video 1: Services and Support for Victims
This public awareness video addresses various types of support for sexual assault victims in Indian Country.
Video 2: An Introduction to the Issues
This video provides an overview of alcohol-facilitated sexual assault in Indian Country, including prevalence, historical trauma, and responses.
Video 3: Case Study — Winnebago and Video 4: Case Study — Navajo Nation
These videos provide information about trial techniques for and multidisciplinary responses to cases of alcohol-facilitated sexual assault.
Case Study — Winnebago
Case Study — Navajo Nation