In handling this question, having facts about evidence protection is vital. You will probably need some general knowledge in criminology. Priority, when there is suspicion of an abusive act to have taken place, is given to a protection of the affected person first and foremost. He or she is the first living evidence of abuse. The first question to explore in such circumstances is whether a criminal felony has actually happened. Secondly, is there a need for some medical assistance? Once those two issues have been handled carefully, then the process of safeguarding the evidence can start. In identifying what part of the evidence is, three items should be considered. The person in it, place of occurrence, and property involved. Most common types of abuse crimes include rape, domestic violence, verbal abuse, discriminatory abuse, physical abuse, financial abuse and psychological abuse among others.