Sexual assault victim seeks justice - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Sexual assault victim seeks justice

The man accused of sexual assaulting the victim is on leave with pay. (Photo Source: SCSO) The man accused of sexual assaulting the victim is on leave with pay. (Photo Source: SCSO)
The victim feels that the head of campus police, James Bolden, should be let go. (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5) The victim feels that the head of campus police, James Bolden, should be let go. (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A sexual assault victim at Southwest Tennessee Community College is calling for the firing of a police chief who, she says, dropped the ball.

"Getting justice means making sure that everyone that has something to do with it be punished for it," said the victim, who alleges that campus police officer, Albert Moses, exposed himself to her at the Whitehaven SWTCC campus where she both works and attends school. 

Moses is now on leave with pay, but the victim believes the head of campus police, James Bolden, should be let go.

The victim noted, "To hear that he hasn't been fired really upsets me because you're the head police officer, you should know the protocol, the do's and don'ts."

On Friday, the executive director human relations department at SWTCC met with the campus president to decide what steps should follow the incident. HR director Paul Thomas says the preliminary investigation revealed that campus police did not follow protocol in reporting the alleged assault to human resources, which means the victim's accused attacker was on the job for a full day afterward.

"It's scary to be at work all day after someone has assaulted you, and you have to work around this person all day, you don't know his next plan is going to be," said the victim.

Thomas says Memphis police officers were notified the same day of the incident, but it's still unclear when an official report was taken. The victim says she just wants to see action, to make sure no one else becomes a victim.

"That way if anything happens on campus, another student doesn't have to go through what I went through," added the victim.

Campus police director James Bolden declined to comment.

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