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The 24-hour availability of our services is essential to collect time sensitive evidence and provide the justice system with stronger tools to protect our community from sexual assailants.

Our Goals include:

• Recruitment and training of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs)
• Availability and use of state-of-the-art sexual assault examination equipment
• Ongoing professional development for SANEs
• 24-hour on-call availability of SANEs
• Community Outreach

This man wants to rent your daughter. Too harsh or harsh reality?

Part of our campaign to promote awareness of child sex trafficking in April 2012.  This billboard appeared on Highway 29, first facing South and then facing North. Thank you to Shared Hope International and Do You know Lacy. com for … Continue reading

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In 1987, the first man was convicted of sexual assault with the help of DNA evidence. The case was upheld on appeal the following year ( Lewis: 1988 ). In 1991, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) Laboratory became … Continue reading

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National SANE Programs

View All SANE Programs For years, victims of sexual assault have been forced to wait long hours in the emergency department before receiving a forensic exam. The development of sexual assault forensic examiner programs and sexual assault response teams (SART) … Continue reading

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Fighting for Justice through Forensic Medicine

Our Mission: To provide the victims of sexual assault in the Northern California Counties of Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Marin, Mendocino and Lake, the 24-hour-a-day availability of a Professional Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. To guarantee that children who have been sexually assaulted … Continue reading

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SANE/SART was founded in 1988 to provide physical exams of children in cases of suspected child assaults. This need was not met by any other organization in Napa or Solano Counties. Our services have grown to cover medical-legal exams of sexual assault victims of all ages. … Continue reading

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Special Thanks!

Special Thanks to Napa Valley Golf Club Staff and Golfers~without you it would be impossible!!!! Napa Solano SANE/SART gratefully acknowledges your donation.  In accordance with IRS regulations we attest that no tangible benefits were received, and no goods or services … Continue reading

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