Military Feedback Form
If you have comments, compliments, or complaints about the services on your installation/base or provided by a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), victim advocate or other military staff or personnel, please use this feedback form. You can submit the form anonymously if you prefer. Information you provide on this form will be forwarded to the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO).
If you believe you have experienced or witnessed retaliation in any form from a peer, supervisor or someone in your chain of command following a report of sexual assault, you can report the retaliation allegations to SAPRO either anonymously or with your personal contact information. Reports of retaliation that are made to SAPRO will be forwarded to Department of Defense Inspector General (DoD IG) if your personal contact information is provided.
If you would like to submit a retaliation report directly to the DoD IG click here.
If you are a member of the Coast Guard, any report of retaliation made to SAPRO using this form that includes your personal contact information will be sent to the Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) Washington Field Office (WFO). Or, if you would like to directly contact CGIS's WFO to make a report of retaliation, you can by calling 571-228-5414. Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) IG will also accept retaliation complaints as falling within the scope of their responsibilities for Whistleblower protection. Call 1-800-323-8603 (toll free) or access the Allegation Form online.
Information you provide on this form will be forwarded to the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO).
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Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1561 note, Improved Sexual Assault Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces; 10 U.S.C. 1561 note, Department of Defense Policy and Procedures on Prevention and Response to Sexual Assaults Involving Members of the Armed Forces; 10 U.S.C. 47, Uniform Code of Military Justice; DoD Directive 6495.01, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program; DoD Instruction 6495.02, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures
Principle Purposes: The information provided on this form will be used to facilitate and track requests for assistance received by DoD SAPRO regarding a sexual assault or general information about the DoD's SAPR program. This form does not constitute as a report of a sexual assault. Routine Use(s): The DoD "Blanket Routine Uses" found at http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx .
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Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1561 note, Improved Sexual Assault Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces; DoD Directive 6495.01, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR Program); DoD Instruction 6495.02, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures.
Principal Purpose(s): To track victim-related inquiries received by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) via e-mail, SAPR.mil, the DoD Safe Helpline, phone, or postal service. Once received, inquiries are referred to the appropriate agency POC and/or to the DoD IG in order to address the issue(s) raised and facilitate a resolution. To allow individuals to provide feedback on the services of a SARC, victim advocate, or other military staff or personnel on their installation/base. This form does not constitute a report of sexual assault.
The applicable system of Records Notices is DHRA XX, DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office Victim Assistance Data Systems at: http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DOD-Component-Notices/OSDJS-Article-List/
Routine Use(s): Disclosure of records are generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. Applicable Blanket Routine Uses(s) are: Law Enforcement Routine Use, Congressional Inquiries Disclosure Routine Use, Disclosure to the Department of Justice for Litigation Routine Use, Disclosure of Information to the National Archives and Records Administration Routine Use, and Data Breach Remediation Purposes Routine Use. The DoD Blanket Routine Uses set forth at the beginning of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) compilation of systems of records notices may apply to this system. The complete list of DoD Blanket Routine Uses can be found online at http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx.
Disclosure: The completion of this form is voluntary. However, failure to provide information may result in the inability to provide requested services.