Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR)

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (SAPR)

Maxwell - Gunter
24- Hour Response Line to Report Sexual Assault:

(334) 953-SARC (7272) or (334) 313-4220
NO VICTIM BLAMING!
300 South Twinning St, Bldg. 760, 2nd Floor

Office Numbers: 953-4416/7116/4252/4251/5558
For general questions/information/training please send an email to: 42abw.sarc@us.af.mil

 

SAPR Mission

The day-to-day mission of the Department of the Air Force SAPR Office is to educate, advocate and collaborate to respond to and stop sexual assault and its harmful effects on the Air and Space Forces. Sexual Assault is criminal conduct that violates the standards the United States of America expects of its men and women serving in the Air Force and Space Force, and is inconsistent with the Air Force and Space Force core values:

Integrity First - Service Before Self - Excellence in All We Do.

 

Know Your Reporting Options

Restricted Report

Eligibility

  • Active duty military personnel of the Armed Forces
  • Members of Reserve
  • Members of the National Guard
  • Adult dependents of active duty military members
  • DAF Civilian Employees

Report To

  • SARC
  • SAPR VA
  • Volunteer Victim Advocate (VVA)
  • Military Treatment Facilities
  • Victim Counsel (VC)
  • Chaplain

Benefits

  • Access to medical, advocacy, legal (including VC), and counseling services
  • May receive the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE)
  • Control the release of personal information
  • May convert to an Unrestricted Report at any time

Unrestricted Report

Eligibility

  • Active duty military personnel of the Armed Forces
  • Members of Reserve
  • Members of the National Guard
  • Adult dependents of active duty military members
  • DAF Civilian Employees
  • OCONUS All DoD Civilians

Report To

  • Chain of Command
  • Law Enforcement
  • AFOSI
  • SARC
  • SAPR VA
  • Volunteer Victim Advocate (VVA)
  • Military Treatment Facilities

Benefits

  • Access to medical, advocacy, legal (including VC), and counseling services
  • May receive the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE)
  • Command Support
  • May apply for a Military Protective Order and/or Civilian Protective Order
  • May request an Expedited Transfer or reassignment
  • Investigative and Judicial process allows for offender accountability

What is CONSENT?

Consent is a freely given agreement to the conduct at issue by a competent person.”(DoDD 6495.01) 

Consent Looks Like:


Communication – honest, open, and continuous
Changing one’s mind at anytime
Positive or Affirmative consent: “Yes” or “I am open to…”

Consent does NOT Look Like:


Refusing to acknowledge no
Someone being under the legal age of consent, as defined by the state
Someone being incapacitated because of drugs or alcohol
Pressuring someone into sexual activity by using fear or intimidation

Victims' Counsel

What Can Victims' Counsel do for Sexual Assault victims/survivors:

Provide confidential legal advice
Protect victim/survivor rights and privacy interests
Advocate victim/survivor voice & choice
Advise victim/survivor on the investigation and prosecution process
Represent victim/survivor in interviews, hearings, and military trials

Maxwell-Gunter AFB Victims’ Counsel Office

Capt. Eric Trudrung
Victims' Counsel

eric.trudrung.1@us.af.mil

613 Hangar Rd., Rm 155
Keesler AFB, MS 39534

 

Additional Resources

Catch a Serial Offender (CATCH) Program

The CATCH Program gives people making a sexual assault report, where the name of the suspect is not known by law enforcement, an opportunity to anonymously submit suspect information to help the Department of Defense identify serial offenders. If there is a match the victim will be contacted by their SARC and given the option to participate in an investigation. For more information, contact your Maxwell-Gunter Sexual Assault Response Office by calling (334) 953-4416/4252/7116/4251/5558.
www.sapr.mil/catch

Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

MST refers to sexual assault or sexual harassment experienced during military service. The Maxwell-Gunter AFB SAPR Office can direct survivors to on-base and community resources, as requested.

Additionally, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) provides free treatment for any physical or mental health conditions related to MST. Separating/Separated military members experiencing MST may reach out to Alabama’s Department of VA MST Outreach Coordinator:
Dr. B. Charmaine Mosier
(334) 272-4670 ext. 34938

In regards to any reprisal, retaliation, or ostracism you experienced as a result of reporting a crime you may contact: Maxwell AFB Inspector General 
(334) 953-7283/4067
or
DoD Office of the Inspector General Hotline for Whistleblower Reprisal Complaints 
https://www.dodig.mil/Components/Administrative-Investigations/Whistleblower-Reprisal-Investigations/Whisteblower-Reprisal/

*Not all retaliation reporters will be eligible for a VC