This practice describes the basic instruments, equipments, and supplies used for the medical-legal examination of the victims and/or suspects in sexual assault investigations. Outlined here are the considerations for choosing a variation or optional equipment to be used, in which case all of the types of tools listed herein should be included in any examination facility.
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1.1 This practice describes the basic instruments used for the medical-legal examination of victims or suspects, or both, in sexual assault investigations. These specifications are designed to be used in conjunction with other specifications, guides, and practices associated with sexual assault examinations that are listed in Section 2.
1.2 Additional information can be found in Terminology E1732, Guide E1843, Specification E2057, and Practice E2123.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E1732 Terminology Relating to Forensic Science
E1843 Guide for Sexual Assault Investigation, Examination, and Evidence Collection
E2057 Specifications for Preparation of Laboratory Analysis Requests in Sexual Assault Investigations
E2123 Practice for Transmittal of Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigation
instrumentation; investigation; sexual assault; supplies; Equipment; Investigation; Sexual assault investigations; Supplies;
ICS Number Code 13.310 (Protection against crime)
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