Sexual Assault, Stalking and Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

 

Sexual Assault, Stalking and Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence[1]

It is the policy of Pace University to provide a safe environment, one that is free from violence, for every member of its community.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and does not tolerate acts of violence that occur on University owned or controlled premises or at University-sponsored off-campus programs or events.  Violent acts covered by this policy include sexual assault, stalking and domestic and intimate partner violence against any member of the University community.  

This policy applies to all students, faculty and staff, as well as to visitors, guests, vendors, contractors and other third parties.  Violators of this policy are subject to criminal prosecution as well as discipline by the University, including, but not limited to, termination of employment, expulsion from the University, and/or other appropriate sanctions that may be imposed by the University.   

  Pace University is committed to the following goals:

  • Providing up-to-date information regarding the laws applicable to sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence and the criminal penalties for commission of those offences;
  • Providing information to help members of the University community identify situations that involve sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence on college campuses;
  • Providing clear and concise guidelines for students and other members of the University community to follow in the event that they or someone they know have (or think they have) been the victim of sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence;
  • Providing an education program, which includes orientations for incoming students and other programs to help students and other members of the University community prevent sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence.
  • Educating and training staff members, including counselors, security officers and Student Affairs and Human Resources staff to assist victims of sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence;
  • Assisting victims of sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence in obtaining necessary medical care and counseling; and
  • Ensuring that disciplinary procedures are followed in the event that the alleged perpetrator is a Pace student or employee.
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DEFINITION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT[2]

            Sexual assault is defined in this policy as any unwanted physical contact, or attempts to have physical contact, of a sexual nature without the clear and express consent of both individuals, or under threat or coercion.  A sexual assault can be committed by a male or a female on a member of the opposite or the same sex.  Sexual assault can occur forcibly and/or against a person’s will.  It can also occur when a person is incapable of giving consent (i) due to intoxication by drugs or alcohol, (ii) because she or he is under the age of 17, and/or (iii) because she or he has a disability (whether temporary or permanent, or mental or physical) or is unconscious or asleep and consequently is unable to give consent.  Consent must be given freely, voluntarily, and with knowledge of the act proposed by the other person.

            Examples of sexual assault include, but are not limited to, rape (whether by an acquaintance or a stranger) including penetration with a body part or foreign object,  sodomy, oral copulation, sexual abuse, sexual battery, fondling (e.g., unwanted touching or kissing for purposes of sexual gratification), and threats of sexual assault.[3]

 

DEFINITION OF STALKING[4]

In simplest terms, stalking is the unwanted pursuit of another person. By its nature, stalking is not a one-time event. The individual's actions must be considered in connection with other actions to determine if someone is being stalked. It includes repeated harassing or threatening behavior toward another person, whether that person is a total stranger, slight acquaintance, current or former intimate partner, or anyone else.  Stalking behaviors can include any behaviors if they have no reasonable legitimate purpose, depending upon the context in which they are done. The acts committed are limited only by the stalker's creativity, access, and resources.[5]

 

DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC/INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Domestic/Intimate Partner violence is abusive behavior - emotional, psychological, physical, or sexual - that one person in an intimate relationship uses in order to control the other. It takes many different forms and includes behaviors such as threats, name-calling, preventing contact with family or friends, withholding money, actual or threatened physical harm and sexual assault. Stalking can also be a form of domestic/intimate partner violence. 

Most domestic/intimate partner violence is committed against women by their male partners or ex-partners. It also occurs in lesbian and gay relationships and occurs too often in teenage dating relationships. In a small number of cases, men are abused by female partners.   Every victim of domestic/intimate partner violence, whether female or male, gay or heterosexual, has the right to legal relief.[6]

 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE BEEN THE VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, STALKING OR DOMESTIC/INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

 

            Safety.  If you have been the victim of sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence you may be fearful for your safety.  If so, it is important to get to a place that is safe and secure as soon as you can.  It may be helpful to contact someone you can trust and who will stay with you until the crisis has subsided and you feel safe again.  This person may be a friend or a counselor or another person of your choosing.

 

            Medical Attention.  If you have been injured or believe you may have been injured as a result of a sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence, seek immediate medical attention.  Injuries and medical treatment can be identified during a medical examination.  In addition, if you have been raped, evidence that will be needed in case you decide to press criminal charges can be obtained during a medical examination.  If you have been raped, it is important to try to preserve all physical evidence so that it can be collected during a medical examination.  Therefore, do not bathe, shower, douche, or change clothing before a medical examination.  Testing for sexually transmitted disease can be conducted during a medical examination and any necessary follow up arranged. 

 

            Reporting A Crime.  Sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence are crimes and the University urges victims to report crimes.  Reporting a crime is not the same as pressing criminal charges; the decision to press criminal charges can be made at a later time.  Sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence may be reported to the University’s Safety and Security Department and/or to the local police department, both of which are available 24 hours a day to aid victims.  Pace University has adopted a Security and Police Coordination Plan for Investigation of Criminal Offenses (Including Violent Felony Offenses) And Missing Students Report, which provides for the investigation of any violent felony offense occurring at a University owned or leased facility or at a University-sponsored off-campus program or event.[7]  University security officers and the local police can help ensure your safety at the scene as well as accompany you to the hospital for medical attention or arrange for ambulance service.

 

            Counseling.  Immediate crisis intervention services are available to victims of a sexual assault, stalking, or domestic/intimate partner violence as well as longer term supportive services.  There are hotlines that are staffed 24 hours a day by staff trained to help you deal with the legal, medical and emotional issues associated with a sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence.  The University’s Counseling Center is available to provide psychological support to victims of a sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence and to assist them in evaluating their options for legal action and medical care.  Deans for Students, Directors for Residential Life, Residential Advisors and Human Resources staff can also refer you to appropriate resources.        

 

            The phone numbers and addresses for resources available to victims of sexual assault, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence may be found in Appendix B to this policy.

 

INTERNAL UNIVERSITY PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING SEXUAL ASSAULT, STALKING AND DOMESTIC/INTIMATE PARTNER COMPLAINTS AGAINST MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY

 

The University shall act promptly in response to information that a student, faculty member or staff member has committed a sexual assault or has engaged in stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence.  Upon receipt of a complaint, pursuant to the appropriate University procedures, the University will investigate promptly the allegations and implement appropriate sanctions.  Except as otherwise provided for, all members of the University community are expected to cooperate with the University's investigation and disciplinary and discrimination grievance procedures, and failure to do so may be grounds for discipline.   Any member of the University community who retaliates against an individual reporting or complaining of sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence will be subject to University disciplinary action.

 

If you believe that you are the victim of a sexual assault committed by a Pace student, faculty member or staff member, you may file a complaint with the University’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office even if the assault did not occur on campus and/or at a University-sponsored off-campus program or event.  The University urges the prompt reporting of complaints of sexual assault and encourages people who believe they have been subjected to sexual assault in violation of this policy, to invoke the University’s discrimination investigation and grievance procedures http://www.pace.edu/human-resources/affirmative-action/complaint-procedures which are incorporated by reference into this policy). 

 

If you believe that you are the victim of stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence committed by a Pace student, faculty member or staff member, if you are a student, you may report the incident(s) to your campus Dean for Students; and if you are an employee, you may report the incident(s) to the Vice President for Human Resources.  If you are a visitor, guests, vendor, contractor or other third party, you may report the incident(s) to University Security.    The University urges the prompt reporting of complaints of stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence and encourages people who believe they have been subjected to such conduct in violation of this policy, to invoke the University’s investigation and disciplinary procedures applicable to students, faculty and staff. http://www.pace.edu/general-services/safety-security  http://www.pace.edu/human-resources/ which are incorporated by reference into this policy.

 

            Even if the alleged victim does not file a disciplinary or discrimination grievance complaint, the University may, at its discretion, initiate an investigation or disciplinary or discrimination grievance procedure against the accused party and impose appropriate sanctions.  Furthermore, if a Pace student, faculty member or staff member is accused of committing a sexual assault, or has engaged in stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence on a person not associated with the University, the University reserves the right to investigate and impose such sanctions as may be appropriate, whether or not criminal charges have been or will be brought or a civil action commenced, and even if the assault did not occur on campus or at a University-sponsored off-campus program or event. 

 

Pending completion of the an investigation or disciplinary or discrimination grievance procedure and/or the criminal proceeding, at the request of the alleged victim or the accused party, or pursuant to the University’s own initiative, the University may implement changes in the academic, living, and/or workplace environments of the alleged victim and/or the accused party, provided such changes are reasonably practicable. 

 

The University’s investigations and its disciplinary and discrimination grievance procedures are separate from and independent of any criminal or civil proceedings that may be initiated as the result of a sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence.  Consistent with the Pace University Security and Police Coordination Plan for Investigation of Criminal Offenses (Including Violent Felony Offenses, the University reserves the right to report any crime that is brought to its attention to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.  Furthermore, at the request of the alleged victim or the accused party, or at the University’s own initiative, the University may suspend its internal investigation or disciplinary or discrimination grievance procedure until the completion of any criminal proceedings.  

 

Any faculty member or employee in a supervisory capacity who witnesses or receives a written or oral report or complaint of sexual assault must promptly report it to University Security or the University’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Officer.  A failure to comply with this obligation is a violation of this policy and may subject the offender to disciplinary action.  This obligation to report sexual assault does not apply to an individual who is required by her or his profession and University responsibilities to maintain the confidentiality of certain communications received while performing those University responsibilities, e.g., counselor.  Nevertheless, such individuals should, to the extent it is consistent with their role and the purpose of their position, strongly encourage any person who believes she or he has been subjected to sexual assault to report it to University Security or the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Officer.

 

SANCTIONS

 

            If it is determined either through criminal prosecution or a civil action or by the University’s investigation in response to a report or complaint that a member of the University community committed a sexual assault, stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence, the University will impose appropriate sanctions.  Sanctions may include, but are not limited to, termination of employment; suspension or termination of faculty status; letters of apology; warnings; reprimands; academic probation; suspension from employment, the University and/or residence halls; demotions; expulsion from the University and/or residence halls; reassignments of work or class, and/or residential space; reduction in wages; community service; a prohibition against contacting the alleged victim; and the like.  Any sanction imposed by the University is in addition to any penalty that may be imposed as a result of a criminal proceeding.

 

PREVENTING SEXUAL ASSAULTS AND OTHER VIOLENT ASSAULTS

 

            Crime may be prevented by anticipating, recognizing, and appraising crime risk and initiating some action to remove or reduce the risk.  Actions that can reduce the risk of becoming a victim of a sexual assault and other violent assaults include but are not limited to:

                  1.         If you feel uncomfortable traveling on campus by yourself at night, you may use the University’s Safety and Security Department's escort service or the campus bus. 

 

                  2.         Avoid working or studying alone in buildings at night.

 

                  3.         Lock the door to your room when you are sleeping.

 

                  4.         Never prop open exterior doors; a door that is propped is an invitation to a thief or attacker.

 

                  5.         Comply with the rules of your residence hall.  Sign in visitors.  Do not allow anyone you do not know to enter the residence hall with you when the outside doors are locked.

 

6.         Never allow access to residence halls or apartments to anyone you do not know; do not open the door unless you know the caller.

 

7.         Do not use windows or fire escapes to enter or exit residence halls.

 

8.         Call the University Safety and Security Department or notify the Resident Assistant if you see anyone in a residence hall who appears suspicious or does not belong there. 

 

9.         Never hitchhike or pick up hitchhikers.

 

10.       Lock your car doors and keep your car windows rolled up whenever possible.  Always check the rear seat of your car before entering your automobile.

 

11.       Use only your last name and the initial of your first name on your door, mailbox, and telephone listing.

 

12.       Never dress in front of a window.  Draw blinds and curtains after dark.  Call the University Safety and Security Department immediately if you believe someone is loitering outside your window, door or building.

 

13.       Never hide your keys outside your room or apartment.  Do not put your name and address on your keys.

 

14.       Be clear about your own sexual intentions and communicate your limits clearly.  Do not give mixed messages.  Say "yes" when you mean "yes" and "no" when you mean "no."

 

15.       Trust your instincts.  If you feel uneasy or sense something is wrong, get away from the situation immediately.  Do not worry about being polite.       

 

CONFIDENTIALITY

 

            The University recognizes that confidentiality is particularly important to victims of sex crimes, stalking and domestic/intimate partner violence.  If the victim seeks counseling from a licensed medical professional (for example, a staff psychologist at a Pace Counseling Center), those communications will be confidential.  The University encourages victims in all circumstances to seek counseling in order to confidentially discuss her/his options and to begin recovery. 

 

            Information shared with other University representatives (for example, Security personnel, Deans for Students, Residence Hall Directors and Assistants, Human Resources staff and University administrators) is not confidential.  However, while the confidentiality of those communications cannot be guaranteed, every effort will be made to maintain confidentiality on a “need to know” basis.  Generally, the wishes of a victim not to report a sexual assault or incident of stalking or domestic/intimate partner violence to the police will prevail, though the University reserves the right to notify the police when it believes that such reporting is necessary for the protection of the University community.  In addition, the University must adhere to legal mandates such as the Campus Security Act, which requires the University to issue campus-wide security alerts and make an annual report documenting the occurrence of violent crimes on campus, including sexual assault.  However, these alerts and reports do not include any information identifying the individuals (including the victims) linked to these crimes.

 

AMENDMENTS

 

Like all of the University's policies, this policy statement does not create a contract and may be modified or amended at any time at the University's sole discretion.  If the University makes any modifications or amendments to this policy, it will, to the extent possible, provide timely notice of the changes. 

 

 

Revised: March 23, 2011


 

APPENDIX A

A Summary of New York State Penal Code 130 Sex Offenses and Penalties

 

D=defendant          V=Victim

Offense

Conduct

Lack of Consent

Category/Maximum Sentence Range

Minimum Determinant Sentence

Sexual Misconduct

130.20

Sexual intercourse, oral or anal conduct or sexual conduct with animal or dead human body

V does not consent to conduct

Class A*Misdemeanor

Max 1 year

 

First Degree Rape
130.35       
     

 

Sexual Intercourse

Forcible compulsion OR V physically helpless OR D18+ and V under 13
OR V under 11

Class B * Violent Felony
Max 12½ -25 years 

5 years

Second Degree Rape
130.30       
       
 

Sexual Intercourse

Incapable of consent by reason of being mentally disabled or mentally incapacitated
D over 18 V under 15 

Class D Felony
Max 2⅓-7years

 

Third Degree Rape
130.25   
   
 

Sexual Intercourse

Incapable of consent by reason D over 21 and V under 17 OR V lack of consent for reason other than age

Class E Felony
Max1⅓-4 years

 

First Degree Criminal Sexual Act
130.50            
 

Oral or Anal Sexual Conduct

Forcible Compulsion OR V physically helpless OR V under 11 OR D 18+ AND V under 13  

Class B *Violent Felony
Max 12½ -25

 5 years

Second Degree Criminal Sexual Act
130.45       
 

Oral or Anal Sexual Conduct  

Incapable of consent by reason of being mentally disabled or mentally incapacitated OR D 18+ and V under 15

Class D Felony *Violent

Max 2 1/3 – 7 years

 2 years

Third Degree Criminal Sexual Act
130.40        
 

Oral or Anal Sexual Conduct   

Incapable of consent by reason D over 21 and V under 17 OR V lack of consent for reason other than age

Class E Felony
Max 1⅓-4 years

 

Forcible Touching
130.52       
 

Forcible Touching   

Intentionally for no legitimate purpose, D grabs, squeezes or pinches the sexual or other intimate parts of V for purpose of degrading/abusing or gratifying own desire 

Class A misdemeanor
Max 1 year

 

First Degree Sexual Abuse
130.65              

Sexual Contact 

Forcible compulsion OR physically helpless OR V under 11

Class D *Violent Felony
Max 2 1/3 – 7 years

2 years

Second Degree Sexual Abuse
130.60        

Sexual Contact

Any circumstances where V does not consent excepting D is not 5 years older than V and V is over 14

Class A misdemeanor
Max 1 year

 

Third Degree Sexual Abuse
130.55           

Sexual Contact

Any circumstances where V does not consent excepting D is not 5 years older than V 

Class B misdemeanor
Max 3 months

 

First Degree Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child
130.75               
 

Sexual Intercourse, oral or anal sexual conduct or aggravated contact

V under 11 and D engages in two or more acts over a period of not less than three months OR V under 13 and D 18+ and D engages in two or more acts over a period of not less than three months

Class B*Violent Felony
Max 12½ - 25 years

5 years

Second Degree Course of Conduct Against a Child
130.80             
 

Sexual Contact 

V under 11 and D engages in two or more acts over a period of not less than three months OR V under 13 and D 18+ and D engages in two or more acts over a period of not less than three months

Class D *Violent Felony
Max 3½  –7 years

 2 years

First Degree Aggravated Sexual Abuse
130.70           
 

Insertion of foreign object causing physical injury   

Forcible compulsion OR V physically helpless OR V under 11

Class B *Violent Felony
Max 12½ - 25 years

  5 years

Second Degree Aggravated Sexual Abuse
130.67           
 

Insertion of finger causing physical injury   

Forcible compulsion OR V physically helpless OR V under 11 

Class C *Violent Felony
Max 7½ -15 years

 3 ½ years

Third Degree Aggravated Sexual Abuse
130.66               
 

Insertion of foreign object

Forcible compulsion OR V physically helpless or V under 11 OR physical injury and V incapable of consent due to mental disability

Class D Violent Felony
Max 2⅓ -7 years

 2 years

 Fourth Degree Aggravated Sexual Abuse
130.65-a 
 

Insertion of foreign object or finger

V incapable of consent other than age   

Class E Felony
Max 1 1/3 – 4 years

 

Persistent Sexual Abuse
130.53

Second conviction of 2nd or 3rd degree sexual abuse or forcible touching in a ten year period 

See PL §130.52 , §130.55 AND §130.60  

 Class E Felony
Max 1⅓- 4 years

 

Female Genital Mutilation

130.85

Consents to or circumcises, excises, or infibulates the sexual organs of a female under 18

Female under 18

Class E Felony

Max 1 ¼ -4 years

 

Facilitating Sex Offense w/ Controlled Substance
130.90   
 

Knowingly possess and administer controlled substance including GHB without consent with intent to commit Penal Code 130

V lack of consent D intends to commits felony offense defined in Penal Code 130

Class D Felony
Max 3 -7 years

 

**Sexually motivated felony.
130.91

A person commits a sexually motivated felony when he or she commits a specified offense for the purpose, in whole or substantial part, of his or her own direct sexual gratification.

Assault in the second degree as defined in section 120.05, assault in the first  degree  as  defined  in section  120.10, gang assault in the second degree as defined in section 120.06, gang assault in the first degree as defined in  section  120.07,   stalking  in the first degree as defined in section 120.60, strangulation in the second degree as defined in 121.12, strangulation in the first degree as defined in 121.13, manslaughter in the second degree as defined in subdivision one  of  section  125.15, manslaughter in the first degree as defined in section 125.20, murder in the  second  degree  as defined in section 125.25, aggravated murder as defined in section 125.26, murder in the  first  degree  as  defined  in section  125.27,  kidnapping  in the second degree as defined in section 135.20, kidnapping in the first degree as  defined  in  section  135.25,  burglary  in  the third degree as defined in section 140.20, burglary in the second degree as defined in section 140.25, burglary  in  the  first degree  as  defined  in  section  140.30,  arson in the second degree as defined in section 150.15, arson in  the  first  degree  as  defined  in section  150.20,  robbery  in  the  third  degree  as defined in section 160.05, robbery in the second  degree  as  defined  in  section  160.10,  robbery  in  the  first  degree  as defined in section 160.15, promoting
prostitution  in  the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section  230.30,  promoting prostitution in the first degree as defined in section 230.32, compelling  prostitution  as  defined  in  section 230.33, disseminating indecent material to minors in the first degree as  defined  in  section 235.22,  use  of  a  child in a sexual performance as defined in section 263.05, promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child as defined in section 263.10, promoting a sexual performance by a child as defined  in section 263.15, or any felony attempt or conspiracy to commit any of the foregoing offenses.
 

 

 

** Sentencing
130.92

When a person is convicted of a sexually motivated felony pursuant to this article, and the specified felony is a violent felony offense, as defined in section 70.02 of this chapter, the sexually motivated felony shall be deemed a violent felony offense.

    
When a person is convicted of a sexually motivated felony pursuant to this article, the sexually motivated felony shall be deemed to be the same offense level as the specified offense the defendant committed.
Persons convicted of a sexually motivated felony as defined in section 130.91 of this article, must be sentenced in accordance with the provisions of section 70.80 of this chapter.
 

 

 

*Predatory Sexual Assault
130.95

 
Same as first degree rape, criminal sexual act, aggravated sexual abuse or course of sexual conduct against a child causing serious physical injury OR uses/threatens use of dangerous instrument OR previously conviction of Penal codes 130, 255.25 (incest)or 263.05 (use of child in performance)
 

 

Forcible compulsion OR V physically helpless OR D engages in two or more acts over a period of not less than three months with V under 11  

Class A-II
Max 10-25
Persistent violent felony offender (2 or more felony convictions) Min= 25 years

 

 Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child

130.96

Same as first degree rape, criminal sexual act, aggravated sexual abuse or course of sexual conduct against a child

 D is 18+ and V is under 13

 Class A-II

Max 10-25

 10 years

 

 *Violent Felonies require determinate terms, which eliminate parole and add a period of post release supervision.  Minimum sentences exist for first and second violent offenses as stated but persistent violent felonies retain the indeterminate terms of sentencing. More severe penalties apply to repeat offenders and are based on the class of the Felony.

Other offenses that may occur along with the above include incest, kidnapping, endangering the welfare of a child, assault, offenses against public sensibilities, unlawful imprisonment, sexual performance by a child, coercion, or harassment and are covered under other penal codes and carry similar penalties.


 

APPENDIX B

 

 

 

RESOURCES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

 

 

 

I.          Local Police and University Safety and Security Department

 

NEW YORK CITY

 

                        University Safety and Security Department

                                               

                                    212-346-1800

 

New York City Police Department

                       

                                    911

 

 

BRIARCLIFF

 

University Safety and Security Department

 

                                    914-923-2700

 

Briarcliff Police Department

                       

                                    914-941-2130

 

 

            PLEASANTVILLE

 

University Safety and Security Department

 

                                    914-773-3400

 

Mount Pleasant Town Police Department (has jurisdiction over Pleasantville campus)

 

914-769-1941

 

                        Pleasantville Police Department

 

                                    914-769-1500             

            WESTCHESTER COUNTY

 

                                    911

 

Westchester County Police

 

914-864-7700

 

WHITE PLAINS

 

                        University Safety and Security Department

 

                                    Graduate Center 914-422-4166

                                    Law School 914-422-4111

 

                        White Plains Police Department

 

                                    914-422-6111

 

II.         Other Key University Contacts

 

University Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office

                                   

156 William Street, 12th Floor

New York, NY 10038

212-346-1310

                       

861 Bedford Road (servicing Westchester County campuses)

Costello House

Pleasantville, NY 10570

914-773-3856

 

University Deans for Students

 

            212-346-1306 (New York City)

914-773-3351 (Westchester County campuses)

914- 422-4146 (Law School)

                                   

University Directors for Residential Life

 

            212-346-1295 (New York City)

            914-923-2892 (Westchester County campuses)


 

University Human Resources Department

 

            212-346-1893 (New York City)

914-773-3810 (Pleasantville)

914-773-2768 (Briarcliff)

                       

III.        Hotlines

 

NEW YORK CITY

 

New York City Police Department Sex Crimes Report Line

 

                                    212-267-7273 (available 24 hours a day)

 

                        Safe Horizon Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline

 

                                    212-227-3000 (available 24 hours a day)

 

WESTCHESTERCOUNTY

 

                        Mental Health Association of Westchester Rape Hotline

 

                                    914-345-9111 (available 24 hours a day)

 

NEW YORK STATE

 

New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

 

1-800-942-6906  :  Spanish: 1-800-942-6908

1-800-818-0656 (TTY)

 

NATIONAL

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

(800) 799-SAFE

For the hearing impaired: 1-800-787-3224

 


 

IV.        Medical Treatment and Rape Crisis Centers  

 

NEW YORK CITY

 

BellevueHospital Center   


462 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
General Information number: 212-562-4141

Emergency Room (Adult): 212-562-4347

 

Rape Crisis Program

First Ave. & 27th St.
C&D Building, 4th Floor, Rm 408
New York, NY 10016

                                    212-562-3755,

 

                        Beth Israel Medical Center,Petrie Division 

 

                                    16th Street and 1st Avenue

New York, NY 10003

General Number: 212-420-2000

                                    Emergency Services 212-420-2840

 

Rape Crisis & Domestic Violence Intervention Program

Dept. of Social Work
317 E 17th St.
New York, NY 10003

212-420-4516

 

                        Harlem Hospital Center   

 

506 Lenox Avenue
New York, New York 10037
212-939-1000

 

Center for Victim Support     

            Harlem Hospital Center, R. 6111 MLK
506 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10037
212-939-4621
Hotline:212- 939-4613

 

                       


 

The Mount Sinai Medical Center   

 

                                    One Gustave L. Levy Place

                                    1190 Fifth Avenue

                                    New York, NY 10029

                                    212-241-6500

                                   

Mount Sinai Emergency Department

                                    101st Street and Madison Avenue

                                    212-241-7171

 

                                    Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (Manhattan)

1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1670
New York, NY 10029

212-423-2140

 

New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus  

 

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

212-305-2500

                       

                                    Domestic and Other Violent Emergencies Program

622 W 168th St., HP2
New York, NY 10032

            212-305-9060

 

New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center   


525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
212-746-5454
 

NYUDowntown Hospital

 

170 William Street
New York, New York 10038-2649
212-312-5000

 

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital   

 

                                    Roosevelt Hospital

                                    1000 Tenth Avenue at 58th Street

                                    212-523-4000

                                    St. Luke’s Hospital

                                    1111 Amsterdam Avenue at 114th Street

                                    212-523-4000

 

                                    Crime Victims Treatment Center

411 W 114th ST., Suite 2C
New York, NY 10025

212-523-4728

Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers

St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan
170 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
212-604-7000

                                        Rape Crisis Program

41-51 E 11th St., 9th Floor
New York, NY 10003

212-604-8068

 

University Health Care

 

            41 Park Row, Suite 313

            New York, NY 10038

            212-346-1600

            Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM

 

WESTCHESTERCOUNTY

 

HudsonValley Hospital Center   

 

1980 Crompond Rd
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

914-737-9000

 

LawrenceHospital Center   

 

55 Palmer Ave
            Bronxville, NY 10708

914-787-1000

 

Mount Vernon Hospital   

            12 N 7th Ave
            Mount Vernon, NY 10550

914-664-8000

Northern Westchester Hospital

 

                                    400 East Main Street

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

            914-666-1200

           

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

 

            701 North Broadway

Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

            914-366-3000

 

St. John’sRiverside Hospital   

 

967 N Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

914-964-7990

 

Sound Shore Medical Center   

 

16 Guion Place

New Rochelle, NY 10801
914- 632-5001 

 

University Health Care Center, Pleasantville Campus

(serving Westchester County campuses)

 

            861 Bedford Road

            Pleasantville, New York 10570

            914-773-3760

            Mon, Tues, Wed: 9AM – 8 PM

Thurs & Fri: 9AM – 5PM

 

Westchester Medical Center   

 

95 Grasslands Rd, Bldg 3
Valhalla, NY 10595-1696

914- 493-7000

 

White Plains Hospital Center


41East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601

914-681-060081


 

V.         Counseling and Referrals

 

See also the hotlines and rape crisis centers listed above under Hotlines and Medical Treatment, respectively, for additional resources for counseling and referrals.

 

NEW YORK CITY

 

Pace University Counseling Center

 

            156 William Street, 12th Floor

            New York, NY 10038

212-346-1526
Monday-Friday, 9AM–5PM, evening hours by appointment

 

Safe Horizon Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline

                                   

212-227-3000 (available 24 hours a day)

 

                        Safe Horizon Alternatives to Violence Program

 

                                    718-834-7471

 

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

32 Broadway

Suite 1101

New York, NY 10004

(212) 229-0345 phone (English)

(212) 229-0676 fax

Email: contact-us@svfreenyc.org

Web site: http://www.svfreenyc.org/about.html

 

            Westchester

 

Mental Health Association of Westchester Rape Hotline

 

                                    914-345-9111 (available 24 hours a day)

 

Victims Assistance Services

WestchesterCommunity Opportunities Program

 

2269 Saw Mill River Rd, Bldg. #3
Elmsford, NY 10523-3833

914-345-3113
1-800-726-4041 Hotline
 

University Counseling Center, Pleasantville Campus

(serving Westchester County campuses)

 

                                    861 Bedford Road

                                    Administration Center, 2nd Floor

                                    Pleasantville, NY 10570

                                    914-773-3710

                                    Mon-Fri: 9 AM–5PM by appointment

                                    Mon-Fri: 1:00-2:30PM walk-in hours

 

Pace Women's Justice Center

(Legal services for victims of domestic/intimate partner violence)

 

Pace Law School

78 North Broadway

White Plains, NY 10603

Phone: (914) 422-4069

1-877-SAFE914 (1-877-723-3194)

Fax: (914) 422-4102

Helpline: (914) 287-0739

Web site: http://web.pace.edu/page.cfm?doc_id=24082

 

NEW YORK STATE

 

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA)

 

28 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206 

Phone: 518-482-4222

Fax: 518- 482-4248 

Email: info@nyscasa.org

            Web site:  http://nyscasa.org/

 

New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

 

80 Wolf Road

Albany, NY 12205

NYS Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 || Spanish: 1-800-942-6908

Phone: 518-457-5800

Fax: 518-457-5810

Web site: www.opdv.state.ny.us

 

VI.        Miscellaneous Resources

 

Employee Assistance Program (for employees and faculty only) (24           hours)

                                    1-866-248-4096

                                    www.liveandworkwell.com

                                    Access code 61530                             

                       

VII.       Sources for List of Individuals Registered As Sex Offenders

           

            In accordance with the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, law enforcement agencies must maintain a list of individuals that have registered as sex offenders with a state requiring registration, including employees, students, or persons carrying on a vocation with an educational institution within the jurisdiction of the local law enforcement agency. A list of the local law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction over each Pace site where a list of registered sex offenders is maintained follows below.  Information may also be found at the New York State Offender Registry Information Line; 1-800-262-3257; http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us/nsor/index.htm

                       

           

NEW YORK CITY

 

                        One Pace Plaza

                                   

                                    New York City Police Department

                                    1 Police Plaza

                                    New York, New York 10038

                                    646-610-5000

 

Midtown

 

                                    New York City Police Department

                                    Mid-Town North Precinct

                                    306 W. 54th Street

                                    New York, New York 10019

                                    212-767-8447-Community Affairs Unit

 

            BRIARCLIFF

 

                                    Briarcliff Manor Police Department

                                    111 Pleasantville Road

                                    Briarcliff, New York 10510

914-941-2130

 

 

            PLEASANTVILLE

 

Mt. Pleasant Police Department

                                    914-769-1941

www.mppdny.com (click on Sex Offender Registry)

 

WHITE PLAINS

                                   

White Plains Police Department

                                    77 South Lexington Avenue

                                    White Plains, New York 10601

                                    914-422-6224-Special Victims Unit