But a year? Much of what the police need is lost. Memories fade quickly. Physical evidence is often gone.
If tou believed a crime is committed you really need to report it as soon as possible.
Beyond the evidence issues; it is often looked at that if you didn’t believe it was serious enough to report it when it happened, why should the state spend thousands upon thousands of dollars from a budget that is likely already tight to investigate it. While there are situations that justify a delay, most of the time there aren’t.
not a single hint that you had reported the incident after 1 year, even though waiting even that long will likely mean itís not going to be taken very seriously.About 3 years ago I was a male sexually assaulted by a female, which resulted in great bodily harm and required medical attention. I didn't report the incident until 2.5 years later, a full investigation was completed, but the prosecutor failed to file charges. This incident happened in Michigan, but I now live in