To help address the crime of sexual assault within the Military, the Department of Defense and the military Services conduct comprehensive sexual assault assessments and issue reports. These reports include:
- DoD SAPR Annual Reports - each spring,
- DoD Military Service Academy Reports - each winter - the APY 2013-2014 MSA Report was issued in February 2015 (see under 'MSA Reports' below),
- DoD Special Victims Capability Report - issued in December 2013, and
- DoD Report to the President of the United States on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response - issued in November 2014
Under each of the following tabs are the complete listings of DoD SAPR Reports in these categories:
The Department of Defense released its ninth Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies (MSA) for Academic Program Year 2013-2014 on February 10, 2015.
The reports at the three U.S. MSAs provide data on reported sexual assaults involving cadets and/or midshipmen, as well as policies, procedures and processes implemented in response to sexual harassment and violence during the Academic Program Year.
In December 2013, President Barack Obama directed the Department of Defense to prepare a comprehensive report detailing major improvements in the prevention of and response to sexual assault in the military, including reforms to the military justice system.
In response, the Department prepared a report detailing its proactive and comprehensive approach, issued in November 2014. Find the Report, its appendices, enclosures and annexes below as individual documents for convenient access. For an Executive Summary of the Report, click here.
The Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military was provided to Congress on May 1, 2014.
To assist in addressing the crime of sexual assault within the Military, the DoD and various Service branches conduct comprehensive annual sexual assault assessments and issue reports. The data provided in the reports serve as the foundation and catalyst for future sexual assault prevention, training, victim care and accountability goals.
The Special Victims Capability (SVC) Report describes the plans and timelines for establishing special victims capabilities in each Military Department, along with an assessment of those plans and timelines for certain special victim offenses including sexual assault.