Denver police revamp rape response policy amid long delays for victims

By Sadie Gurman

“Acknowledging they’ve been too slow to respond, Denver police have revamped the way they deal with sexual assault victims who go to hospitals for treatment. At least one woman walked out because it took more than two hours for an officer to arrive.

The new policy is designed to get an officer to the hospital faster and empower hospital staff to begin exams before police respond if necessary.”

Read more on the Denver Post.