sexual assault

Screenshot via KY Office of the Attorney General YouTube Video "Murray State, No One Believed Me"

Voting is under way for Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. Beshear said the competition is about students protecting each other from campus sexual assault.

 

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Crime statistics show human trafficking is on the rise, including here in the Ohio Valley region. Now some former victims of trafficking are raising awareness, and they've teamed up with some unlikely allies. Nicole Erwin, of the Ohio Valley ReSource, reports.

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear brought his campus sexual assault awareness effort to Murray State Monday. Beshear recently launched a video contest called ‘Voice of Justice.’

Andy Beshear, official photo

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will speak at Murray State on Monday about combating sexual assault on college campuses. 

Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is announcing a video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. He was at Western Kentucky University Wednesday to promote the effort.  

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State officials say every certified law enforcement agency in Kentucky has adopted sexual assault response policies. 

KY Attorney General, via Twitter @kyoag

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has created a Survivors Council to advise him on matters relating to victims of violent crime. 

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The University of Kentucky says it does not object to Attorney General Andy Beshear intervening in its lawsuit against the student newspaper.

A woman with 35 years of experience evaluating and treating adult sex offenders is leading training sessions throughout Kentucky.  One such program attracted well over 100 people Monday in Lexington.

Cory Jewell Jensen is with the Center for Behavioral Intervention in Oregon.  She spoke to those working in areas like law enforcement, school counseling, nursing and child protective services. 

Ryland Barton via Twitter, @RylandKY

Governor Matt Bevin has ceremonially signed legislation that requires all untested sexual assault examination kits to be sent to the Kentucky State Police crime lab by the beginning of next year.

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