(3) Fourteen labels with patient identification information (to be attached to
There is a strictly controlled chain of custody in accordance with local
statutes. DA Form 4137 is used for this purpose.
Sexual assault is a traumatic and emotional experience. It is easy to become
caught up in these emotions and exceed your authority. This could actually slow down
the legal process and/or subject you to legal action. The guidelines must be even more
strictly followed when children are involved as the tendency to become protective of
children often overshadows our common sense.