Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) is responsible for oversight of the Department's sexual assault policy. SAPRO works hand-in-hand with the Services and the civilian community to develop and implement innovative prevention and response programs.
- D-SAACP Application Deadline Approaching: The latest quarterly D-SAACP application deadline is April 30, 2015. Submissions for first-time and renewal applications will be reviewed by the D-SAACP Review Committee for end of Q3 FY15 approval. SARCs and SAPR VAs whose certifications expire in May or July of this year must submit their renewal application by the April 30, 2015 deadline to maintain certification. Learn how to submit your application here.
- SAPR Source: Read DoD SAPRO's latest edition of the newsletter here.
- DoD SAPRO Launches “SAPR Connect” Community of Practice: SAPR Connect is an online platform for members of the DoD community to collaborate and share ideas, research, insights from experts, and news about sexual assault prevention. Learn more about it here. Enter SAPR Connect (a CAC-enabled, collaborative, community of practice) here.
- Order/Download Safe Helpline Materials for SAAPM: April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Are you ready? Order or download posters, postcards, and brochures for DoD Safe Helpline to be used during SAAPM and throughout the year. Read more about 2015 SAAPM here, learn about the Safe Helpline here, and download or order materials here.
- Secretary of Defense Issues Initiatives: The Secretary of Defense issued Initiatives on Feb. 10, 2015, directing the implementation of several essential measures that address the findings and recommendations in the DoD’s Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies for Academic Program Year 2013-2014. Find the Initiatives here.