January 30, 2023

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CU Boulder police department brings victim advocate on calls

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The embedded position was created last year and falls between the Office of Victim Assistance and CUPD.

BOULDER, Colo. — Editor’s Note: This story discusses the topic of sexual assault

When officers with the University of Colorado Police Department (CUPD) respond to crimes that are traumatic for victims, they now are accompanied by a victim advocate, who is rostered in the university’s Office of Victim Assistance (OVA).

“Traumatic events happen every day and CU Boulder’s community is not exempt,” said Jessica Ladd-Webert, a licensed professional counselor who also is the director of the OVA. “And so we wanted to see how we can continue and increase…

2022-08-19 21:32:49

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