How should I go forward with this? There's people listening.
Occured last December at the Yuma county jail. It happened to my boyfriend and several other inmates within the same pod. The detention officer was masturbating and finished at the inmates door while they tried to sleep.
answered on Feb 7, 2022
You would need to report this behavior to the Yuma County Sheriff. If you get no response there, you would next turn to the Arizona Office of the Attorney General.
While it is possible the inmates could sue in civil court, without an investigation and findings from a law enforcement agency,... Read more »
answered on Nov 3, 2020
The elements of the crime of Sexual Abuse in Arizona (A.R.S 13-1404), regarding minors, depends on the age of the particular minor. If the minor is fifteen or more years of age, then sexual abuse is committed when the accused, without consent engages in sexual contact with the minor. Sexual contact... Read more »
If someone pretended to be a criminal online and someone reported them, what could happen? This guy is an idiot and was using an app called "Whisper" and told people he was a rapist but never actually raped anyone, he was just getting off.. If he was reported, how much trouble could he... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2020
As to the first part of your question: A general criminal law principle known as the corpus delicti rule provides that a confession, standing alone, isn’t enough for a conviction. The rule is designed to prevent wrongful convictions, and originates from the phenomenon of false confessions.... Read more »
The Child was 8 and the Teen was 13 when it began. The last time it happened was when the child was 11 and the Teen was 16. It happened 6yrs ago so the child is 17 now and the teen should be 22. The dude has a young daughter now and we’re so scared he might do something to her. We don’t know if... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2020
If you are reporting a crime, you need to contact your local law enforcement agency.
Arizona felonies have a statute of limitations of seven years. However, certain crimes, such as this, may fall into a certain category where there is no statute of limitations. I will not go into further... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
Unless the crime committed against you meets the criteria to be considered a rape, the statute of limitations has run on your case and charges may not be filed. NY has increased the SoL on rape to 10 or 20 years but sexual assaults are still either 3 or 5 depending on whether the crime was... Read more »
Plaintiff and defendant are neighbors not in a relationship. the plaintiff is bullying my father who is 70 years old and under medical care. I'm afraid for his health.
answered on May 10, 2019
Arizona must have a statute (most states do) that allows anyone who feels threatened, harassed or otherwise treated badly by others--regardless of relationship--to go to court and seek a civil injunction against the person. Your father is advised to respond to the papers ASAP, and to advance his... Read more »
Only hugged her the next day I found out she is underage but I have 2 witnesses of her saying she is 18 and had no id but I found out and didn’t hang out with her anymore but said she would ruin me can I get in trouble
As of now no charges filed
The girls mother accused me there is no proof whatsoever
The location I work at does not allow anyone to take pictures unless they have permission and I want to report this to HR. But my Operation manager says this is not a big deal to involve HR in and she just wants me to let it go. But isn’t this stalking? Also my work place specifically has signs... Read more »
I filed a police report against. a friend for sexual harassment and am waiting on DNA results to see if any evidence was left behind for that will be my only proof. I want to meet in person with the accused to figure out arrangements to get my property from his residence and ask questions about the... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
You would want a witness there but should not get into any argument. If the other person says something just say "I disagree " if you disagree, don't go off on them.
IS IT ILLEGAL UNDER EEOC OR SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION?
answered on Apr 25, 2017
Yes, this is illegal if the company employs 15 or more workers. Small companies, with less than 15 employees, are not subject to federal employment laws.
answered on Jun 14, 2015
Read the paperwork that is part of the injunction package you were served with. It talking about asking for a hearing to fight the injunction.
answered on Sep 25, 2013
prejudice or discrimination based on sex; especially : discrimination against women
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