Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb 3 - Feb 9

Story Number: NNS140214-11Release Date: 2/14/2014 11:45:00 AM
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From the Office of the Chief of Information

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 16 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 3 - 9.

This time frame reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; three of these reported incidents also occurred during this period.

Every one of these reports will be fully investigated. Looking at this snapshot in time, we see the following:

* Nine reports come from events that occurred on-base, five from events that occurred off-base, and two from events at unknown locations.

* Fifteen of the alleged offenders were male, one was female, and one was unknown. The vast majority were known to their alleged victims. One was a midshipman, nine were petty officers, three were E-3 or below, one was a civilian, and three were unknown.

* Twelve of the reported incidents are alleged to be service member on service member.

* Among the alleged victims, one was a midshipman, seven were petty officers, six were E-3 or below, and two were unknown. Of these reported, eleven were female, four were male, and one was unknown.

To contact a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at the Department of Defense Safe Help Line, call (877) 995-5247.

To learn more about Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, visit

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