B-03 - Case Study of US v Staff Sergeant Robert Chiavararollatti (part 1)

Crime in a vacuum does not exist; there are events and decisions preceding crime that create fertile ground for them to occur. Case-in-point is the case involving Robert Chiaravarollatti and his wife/victim (DEM) and his stepdaughter/victim(TC). The presentation will develop the history that led to the demise of DEM at the hands of her husband and the sexual assault of her 14 year-old daughter, TC. Integral to the case is the interplay between military law enforcement and civilian social services. The presentation will also touch on the areas of substance abuse, neglect, and the importance of community in providing viable outlets for children facing such hardships illuminated by this case study.