Sexual Assault Reports: December 2015

Story Number: NNS160201-01Release Date: 2/1/2016 9:11:00 AM
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From Office of the Chief of Information

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 52 initial reports across the Navy from December 1-31. This timeframe reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; twenty-four of the reported incidents occurred during this period, 13 of the reported incidents occurred outside of the report period and 15 occurred at an unknown time. Each report will be fully investigated. Looking at this snapshot in time, we see the following:

* Eleven reports are from events that occurred on-base, 21 are from events that occurred off-base and 20 events occurred at unknown locations.

* Among the 57 alleged offenders, two are chief petty officers, 13 are petty officers, five are E-3 and below and 37 are unknown. Eighteen of the alleged offenders are male and 39 are unknown.

* Seventeen of the reported incidents were alleged to be service member on service member, four were service member on non-service member and 37 were unknown.

* Among the 52 alleged victims, one is a chief petty officer, 21 are petty officers, 27 are E-3 and below, and three are unknown. Fourty-three of the alleged victims are female, seven are male and two are 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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