If you have questions, comments, or complaints about the services on your installation/base or provided by a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), victim advocate or other military staff or personnel, please use this feedback form. You can submit the form anonymously if you prefer. The information you provide on this form will be forwarded to the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO).
If you believe you have experienced or witnessed retaliation in any form from a peer, supervisor or someone in your chain of command following a report of sexual assault, you can share the retaliation allegations with SAPRO using this form.
If you would like to submit a retaliation report, please report directly to the Department of Defense Inspector General (DoD IG) here.
For members of the Coast Guard who have experienced retaliation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) IG will accept retaliation complaints as falling within the scope of their responsibilities for Whistleblower protection. Coast Guard Members who have experienced retaliation can contact the DHS IG by calling 1-800-323-8603 (toll-free) or access the Allegation Form online.
The SVSES will allow the DoD to learn directly from Service members about their experiences with sexual violence, and, specifically, sexual assault. The surveys are completely confidential and ask questions about Service member satisfaction with support services, aspects of the military justice process, and questions about Service member health, well-being, and career progression. For more information on the survey visit https://www.sapr.mil/svses.
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If you have problems with this form, please contact DoD SAPR directly at whs.mc-alex.wso.mbx.SAPRO@mail.mil.
DD Form 2985-1, "Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Military Feedback Form," January 2018
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Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1561 note, Improved Sexual Assault Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces; DoD Directive 6495.01, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR Program); DoD Instruction 6495.02, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures.
Principal Purpose(s): To track victim-related inquiries received by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) via e-mail, SAPR.mil, the DoD Safe Helpline, phone, or postal service. Once received, inquiries are referred to the appropriate agency POC and/or to the DoD IG in order to address the issue(s) raised and facilitate a resolution. To allow individuals to provide feedback on the services of a SARC, victim advocate, or other military staff or personnel on their installation/base. This form does not constitute a report of sexual assault.
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Disclosure: Voluntary; however, failure to provide information may result in the inability to provide requested services.