DODD 6495.02 VOL 3
SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE: RETALIATION RESPONSE FOR ADULT SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES
|Publication Date:||24 June 2022|
This instruction is composed of multiple volumes, each containing its own purpose. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 and the guidance in DoDD 1400.25:
• This instruction establishes and implements policy, establishes procedures, provides guidelines and processes, delegates authority and assigns responsibilities regarding the prevention of and response to sexual assault in the DoD.
• This volume:
o Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the implementation, management, and oversight of the response to retaliation related to adult sexual assault cases within the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program.
o Implements the April 2016 "DoD Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy: Regarding Sexual Assault and Harassment Reports." This volume supersedes the requirements and tasks in the January 2017 "DoD Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan)" associated with regarding retaliation in the SAPR Program only, not for the retaliation response to sexual harassment.
o Provides a definition of "retaliation" as used in the SAPR Program only.
o Provides procedures for the response to retaliation related to adult sexual assault cases within the SAPR Program, to facilitate services for those who report allegations of retaliation related to an