Sexual violence is a traumatic crime. To reduce further victimization caused by the Criminal Justice system, the RCMP are dedicated to developing more compassionate approaches to the investigatory process. In July of , the Red Deer RCMP created a new Sex Crimes Unit to investigate crimes of a sexual nature that are particularly heinous or violent, including those perpetrated against children. The goal of the unit is to provide trauma-informed, victim-centred service to survivors of sexual violence. These services include:.
Red Deer business owner a suspect in investigation of possible sex assaults from 1990s
Red Deer RCMP search for potential victims in historic sex assaults | Calgary Herald
RCMP are investigating several possible sexual assaults that occurred at various locations around Red Deer in the s. A suspect has been identified, however the women have not been identified. It is possible that the women worked in the hospitality industry or visited licenced establishments prior to the video recordings being made. Ian Ihme. RCMP are not releasing any more detail at this time.
The RCMP have initiated an investigation into possible historical sex assaults that occurred in various locations in Red Deer during the s. The RCMP have identified a local Red Deer business owner as a suspect, and are seeking information and disclosure from potential victims. The Red Deer RCMP came into possession of several dated video recordings that show women involved in what appears to be non-consensual sexual encounters with a Red Deer man.
Crisis, short-term and long-term counselling services are available to those affected by sexual violence. This line is open to anyone affected by sexual violence. This includes sexual assault and sexual abuse. The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre CASASC is committed to ending the culture of sexual violence and helping to build safer communities for all Central Albertans through promoting awareness and healing, education, empowerment and renewal.