The mission of the Marine Corps Headquarters Battalion SAPR program is to encourage a culture of awareness, prevention of sexual assault, and to ensure all personnel within HQ Bn know how to respond and report sexual assaults.
To provide appropriate care for victims of a sexual assault; to ensure accountability of offenders; to eliminate behaviors which encourages, validates, or enables sexual assault; to develop programs that reduce the negative effect sexual assault has on combat readiness of Marines, Sailors, and units to which they belong; and to encourage our Marines to step-up and take a stand to prevent sexual assaults by taking the appropriate bystander action to intervene when witnessing situations or behaviors that may result in sexual misconduct or sexual assault.
Headquarters Battalion CO's Policy Statement on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR)
This option is for adult victims of sexual assault who wish to confidentially disclose the crime to specifically identified individuals without triggering the official investigative process or notification to command. Service Members or their adult military dependents who desire Restricted Reporting under this policy must use one of the following reporting avenues:
While Special Victims' Counsel and chaplains have confidentiality/privilege, they CANNOT accept a Restricted Report.
This option is recommended for victims of sexual assault who desire an official investigation and command notification in addition to healthcare, victim advocacy and legal services. When selecting Unrestricted Reporting, you should use current reporting channels, e.g.: