Quick Tip: Dial 911 and report incident immediately.
IN THE EVENT OF AN ASSAULT:
Dial 911 and report it immediately. For non-emergency assistance, contact GVSU police at (616) 331-3255.
Check if the area is safe to approach.
Ask if the person is physically injured.
Render assistance to the victim.
Avoid touching the victim.
Do not question the person about the details of the attack.
Protect the scene for evidence.
Encourage the victim NOT to clean up, shower, or change clothing to prevent valuable evidence from being destroyed.
BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
Location of incident.
Any weapons involved.
Type of injury.
Description of suspect.
Your name, location, and phone number.