Collaborating with Law Enforcement, Improving Survivor Response

OAESV works with law enforcement officials in communities across Ohio to improve the response to sexual assault, help protect communities, and help to hold offenders accountable. If you are a law enforcement official who is interested in training or technical assistance related to trauma, response, or SARTs, please contact our Director of Coordinated Community Responses, Shandra Witherspoon, at

Resources for Law Enforcement

Working With Survivors

Working With Perpetrators

Training & Education