Sexual Investigations Unit
SIU maintains a victim centered approach as per Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2018-5 ensuring that an alleged victim's safety is the priority during the pendancy of the investigation. SIU will provide legal guidance to local law enforcement agencies when conducting a sexual assault investigation and speak with victim to explain the process and rights afforded to them, regardless of whether charges are filed.
If eligible, all sexual assault victims will receive information on how to apply for a Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act order, which can be requested ex-parte at Passaic Superior Court, Family Division.