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Sexual Abuse Response Unit (SARU)

The SARU is a unit staffed and managed by the Emergency Services Department for the purpose of conducting forensic evidence-collection examinations on alleged victims and perpetrators of sexual assault or abuse. The examinations are conducted by specially trained registered nurses – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE’S) at the request of either the Bethel Police Department or the Alaska State 59