Domestic Violence

Victim Adovocate Unit

Belton, Missouri

 Police Department

7001 E. 163rd St.
Belton, MO  64012


General Calls: 816.331.5522
Dispatch: 816.331.1500 
TIPS: 816.348.4499 
Fax: 816.322.7057 

Elizabeth Crow

Victim Advocate

816-348-4430

ecrow@beltonpd.org

Cama Suess

Victim Advocate

816-348-4434

CSuess@beltonpd.org

Sexual Assault

Upcoming Events 

Sexual Assault Awareness Event

Cancelation

The City of Belton is taking the COVID-19 threat to the health and wellbeing of our
residents seriously,” said Lt. Davis. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently
updated their advice on social distancing, from maintaining a 6-foot distance to maintaining
a range of 6- to10-foot distance. The closure of these city public access spaces is one of
our measures to follow this recommended best practice.”

With this being said we unfortunately will need to cancel our Sexual Assault Awareness Event that was scheduled for April 11th, 2020. We will try to do some online awareness post to try and still get the awareness out.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Belton Police Department Victim Service Unit at 816-348-4430.

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Consent is the act of giving permission or approval. 

MCADSV

Consent

Consent doesn't have to be verbal but must be a clear communication and given without coercion. It may be retracted at any time.

Force can come in many forms: physical restraint or when the victim is incapacitated. It can also be emotional coercion, manipulation, or intimidation.

(RAINN.org, 2017)

NO means NO

"Stop" means NO

Turning away means NO

"I don't want to" means NO

Shoving you away means NO

"Leave me alone" means NO

Passed out means NO

"I'm not ready" means NO

Pushing you away means NO

"I don't feel like it" means NO

Drunk or drugged means NO

"Get away from me" means NO

Screaming means NO

"Don't" means NO

Crying means NO

NO ALWAYS means NO

YES means only

one thing:

FREELY GIVEN CONSENT

(Kanter, N. L., 2012)

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Graves, R. (2012). Make child sexual abuse grooming a felony. Retrieved from https://ressurrection.wordpress.com/2012/12/07/abuse-and-relationships-isolation-is-subtlewhat-have-you-learned-this-year/silence-makes-your-sick-quote/

Kanter, N. L., (2012). Beauty is inside: Pop culture, sexism, & body image. Retrieved from http://beautyisinside.com/2012/10/no-means-no/ 

KidsLiveSafe. (2017). Chapter seven:What is molestation and what are the warning signs? Scalable Commerce LLC. Retrieved from http://www.kidslivesafe.com/child-safety/molestation

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault. (2015). Child sexual abuse. Retrieved from http://mocsa.org/info-resources/child-sexual-abuse

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. (2017). Effects of sexual violence. Retrieved from https://www.rainn.org/effects-sexual-violence

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. (2017). Sexual assault. Retrieved from https://www.rainn.org/articles/sexual-assault