Sexual Assault

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Annette Fuentes: Former New York Daily News reporter and current Prudential Fellow at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She recently published a Ms. Magazine article entitled, -Crime Rates are Down, but what about rape?" (anonymous): Los Angeles resident who was raped at gun point during a home invasion in 1994. Mike Buttita: Detective with LAPD Robbery/Homicide in the Rape Special Section. Karen Palmer: A filmmaker in Santa Monica and a rape survivor. Jane Blissert: Los Angeles Acting Head Deputy District Attorney, Sex Crimes Division, for the past year and has spent 9 of her 14 years at the D.A. prosecuting sex crimes. Sergeant Reid Morthel: Officer in charge of L.A. Crime Prevention Section for the past 3 years and supervisor for 12 years before that. Patty Giggan: Executive Director at Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women (LACAAW), one of 69 government-funded rape crisis centers in the state of California, founded in 1971. Sandra Hernandez: Staff writer at the L.A. Weekly.



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton