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Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
What is the purpose of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program? The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response,reporting, and accountability. (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 8-1 / PDF 72)

The Army's policy on Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program applies where and when? This policy applies -Both on and off post and during duty and non-duty hours. To working, living, and recreational environments (including both on- and off-post housing). (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 8-2 / PDF 72)

What are the goals of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program? Create a climate that minimizes sexual assault incidents, which impact Army personnel, Army civilians, and family members, and, if an incident should occur, ensure that victims and subjects are treated according to Army policy. Create a climate that encourages victims to report incidents of sexual assault without fear. Establish sexual assault prevention training and awareness programs to educate Soldiers. Ensure sensitive and comprehensive treatment to restore victims’ health and well-being. Ensure leaders understand their roles and responsibilities regarding response to sexual assault victims, thoroughly investigate allegations of sexual assault, and take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action. (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 8-1 / PDF 72)

Define sexual assault. Sexual assault is a crime defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. (AR 600-20 June 2006 / Glossary / PDF 125)

Sexual assault includes what acts? Rape Non consensual Sodomy (oral or anal sex) Indecent Assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling) Attempts to commit these acts (AR 600-20 June 2006 / Glossary / PDF 125)

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More than half of sexual assault offenses include what? Alcohol

Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility? The Commander’s Responsibility (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 7-1 / PDF 69)

Define the following terms as they apply to the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program: victim, alleged perpetrator, and perpetrator. Victim - One who has been sexually assaulted. Alleged Perpetrator - One who has been accused of committing a crime (subject). Perpetrator - One who has committed a crime (offender).

What is the Army's policy on sexual assault? Sexual assault is a criminal offense that has no place in the Army. It degrades mission readiness by devastating the Army’s ability to work effectively as a team. Every Soldier who is aware of a sexual assault should immediately (within 24 hours) report incidents. Sexual assault is incompatible with Army values and is punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and other federal and local civilian laws. The Army will use training, education, and awareness to minimize sexual assault; to promote the sensitive handling of victims of sexual assault; to offer victim assistance and counseling; to hold those who commit sexual assault offenses accountable; to provide confidential avenues for reporting, and to reinforce a commitment to Army values. The Army will treat all victims of sexual assault with dignity, fairness, and respect.The Army will treat every reported sexual assault incident seriously by following proper guidelines. The information and circumstances of the allegations will be disclosed on a need-to-know basis only. This policy applies— 1. Both on and off post and during duty and non-duty hours. 2. To working, living, and recreational…