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It has to be investigated

If a person brings up disclosing a certain incident and [doesn't want] the investigation, even if the person who discloses it wants it or not, it has to be investigated. That’s what I think. Because if the person decides against it and the perpetrator is still on campus, that means he/she is still able to do the act again. I think the investigation is merited even if [...] the victim decides to against it. [unclear] To see if this is actually true, if this - this actually happened, or if it’s just a person playing a victim, or if this actually happened. [...] It’s almost like, even though the person - the victim - has the right to report or not to report, I think it’s the - it’s the responsibility of university to actually go ahead and perform along the investigation to see if it actually happened or not and if it’s actually happened to bring the perpetrator justice


  • Emphasize the victim's right to decide whether they would like to report the incident after they have disclosed it to the university. Ensure the victim is aware of the formal and informal routes for reporting, including the option of reporting to the police. Clearly communicate any limits to confidentiality.