Police at the University of West Florida Wednesday received a report of a sexual assault, which occurred that day. As a new semester begins, new calls are going out on self-protection.
According to a nationwide analysis of colleges by the Washington Post, UWF had a total of six reported forcible sex offenses from 2010 to 2012, the latest figures available. That’s a rate of .16 offenses reported per 1,000 students.
The report also shows 207 reported sex offenses on Florida campuses during that period, with a rate of .11 per thousand students.