Rape/Sexual Assault


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Rape/Sexual Assault
Rape Stats/Results: Fischer and New Jersey State Police
Fischer says 5 percent of college women contend with rape or an attempted rape annually; over four years it becomes 20 to 25 percent (Doerner & Lab, n.d., p. 153). The New Jersey State Police source provides a tally of rapes at New Jersey colleges and universities for 2006. The figures simply do not comport with Fischer’s results. Most colleges/universities report no rapes. And the most reported rapes in 2006 were at Montclair State University where 5 rapes (Section Five, 2006).
The Factors that Precipitate Rape
According to the Lundberg-Love and Geffner Model, the factors that precipitate rape are broken into four categories: enhance motivation (e.g., power...
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.....protected from a rapist who is behind bars. Castration, on the other hand, will prevent rape. But is does not prevent all types of sexual assault. The rapist could commit acts of sexual assault such as stalking, harassment, fondling, and so forth. In the final analysis, 30 years in prison for a rapist might be proportionate to the crime, especially in cases involving repeat offense. But castration is an imperfect solution because it does not guarantee prevention.
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Section Five: Index Offense Analysis. (2006). njsb.org.
Retrieved November 2, 2010, from <http://www.njsp.org/info/ucr2006/pdf/2006-sect-5.pdf