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To report a sexual assault through Fort Lee’s 24/7 Sexual Assault Hotline:
Call 804-894-0029 (All Services)

We are responsible for and committed to eliminating sexual assault at Fort Lee, Virginia.

SEXUAL ASSAULT is a crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and a violation of Army Values. It is intentional sexual contact, characterized by the use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.

It is our moral obligation to do everything in our power to prevent this crime from occurring.

MG Simerly, CASCOM and Fort Lee Commanding General Photo

Policy: “Sexual harassment and sexual assault are unacceptable and contradict the values of the Army and our organization. Sexual harassment, sexual assault and retaliatory behavior for reporting offenses destroy teamwork, negatively affect combat readiness, are incompatible with the Army values” (CASCOM MEO SHARP Policy #21-12, Dated 9 Jul 2021)

- Major General Simerly, CASCOM and Fort Lee Commanding General

Awareness and Prevention

  • We (Service Member and Civilians) are professionals, guided in everything we do by the DoD Standards of Ethics. We are certified and bonded with other Army professionals through a shared identity and service within a culture of trust.
    • Treat everyone with dignity and respect
    • Intervene
    • Do your part to keep each other safe

Reporting and Victim Advocacy

Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling the HOTLINE at (804) 894-0029.

Report a Sexual Assault:

  • There are two reporting options: Restricted and Unrestricted. The major difference between these reporting options is that an unrestricted report will trigger an official investigation, whereas a restricted report will not.

Contact Your Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC)

  • Communication between you and a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) or Victim Advocate (VA) is privileged and will not be released to others (MRE 514). Our professionals will ensure you are protected, treated with dignity and respect, and receive timely access to appropriate medical treatment. Response services are always confidential.

Restricted Reporting

  • Restricted reporting allows you to confidentially disclose the details of your assault to specified individuals and receive medical treatment and counseling, without triggering the official investigative process.
  • Your conversations with a SARC or VA about the sexual assault are confidential and will not be disclosed to others including law enforcement or your chain of command.
  • With a restricted report you can receive:
    • Medical treatment
    • Sexual Assault Forensic Exam
    • Counseling
    • Chaplain Services
    • Special Victim Counsel
    • Legal Advocacy
    • Victim Advocacy

Unrestricted Reporting

  • If you file an Unrestricted Report, you will have access to all the resources available through restricted reporting, plus be able to notify law enforcement and the command so that an official investigation of the crime is initiated.
  • Unrestricted Reporting includes:
    • Medical Treatment
    • Sexual Assault Forensic Exam
    • Counseling
    • Chaplain Services
    • Special Victim Counsel
    • Legal Advocacy
    • Victim Advocacy
    • Command Intervention
    • Official Investigation
  • Sexual Harassment Reporting Options

    • Military Soldiers and family members have three options to resolve sexual harassment complaints.
    • Contact your Brigade Level Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC)
      • Anonymous Complaint
        • This approach encourages reporting of sexual harassment yet allows the individual reporting the sexual harassment to remain anonymous.
        • Encourages reporting while maintaining anonymity.
      • Informal Complaint
        • Complainant wants issue resolved; however, does not wish to file a formal complaint.
        • Resolved without the involvement of command with documentation in ICRS and a locally-filed MFR.
      • Formal Complaint
        • Filed in writing using DA Form 7746
        • Commander is notified
    • DA Civilian Personnel
      • Contact the Equal Opportunity Office to file Sexual Harassment Complaints

    Investigation

    This command will act on all reports of sexual assault. First and foremost, victims will be treated with dignity, fairness, and respect. Victims will have access to medical care, counseling, and victim advocacy.

    All unrestricted reports of sexual assault will be thoroughly investigated by the US Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID). CID: 1-804-734-1008 / 1-804-734-1506 / 1-804-734-1482.

    Sexual assault is a crime and will not be tolerated at Fort Lee, VA or the Army.

    Local Resources

    Hospitals

    If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or contact your local hospital right away.

    Hotline Help

    • FORT LEE SHARP HOTLINE: 804-894-0029 - Help is available 24/7
    • DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247
    • Military One Source: 1-800-342-9647
    • National Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    • The James House: 24 HR Crisis Hotline 804-458-2840 - Free, confidential assistance for victims of sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking.

    Law enforcement agencies

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    Policy

    The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting, and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual assault and accountability for those who commit these crimes.

    The goals of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program are:

    • Create a climate that minimizes sexual assault incidents, which impact Army personnel, Army civilians and family members, and, if an incident should occur, ensure that victims and subjects are treated according to Army policy.
    • Create a climate that encourages victims to report incidents of sexual assault without fear.
    • Establish sexual assault prevention training and awareness programs to educate Soldiers.
    • Ensure sensitive and comprehensive treatment to restore victims' health and well-being.
    • Ensure leaders understand their roles and responsibilities regarding response to sexual assault victims, thoroughly investigate allegations of sexual assault, and take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action.

    DoD, Army and Fort Lee Policies

     

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    Contact Us

    Fort Lee SHARP Hotline 804-894-0029 Help is available 24/7

    National Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247
    Military One Source: 1-800-342-9647
    CID: 1-804-734-1008 / 1-804-734-1506 / 1-804-734-1482

    Fort Lee Help Information

     
    • Sharp Program Manager:
      • Office: (804) 734-6602
      • Alt Office: (804) 765-2309
    • SSI SARC (Fort Jackson)
      • (803) 751-8033
      • Cell: (803) 318-6751
    • Installation Lead SARC
      • (804) 734-6498
      • Cell: (804) 894-0029
    • SSI VA (Fort Jackson)
      • (803) 751-6704
      • Cell: (803) 751-6704
    • Installation VA
      • (804) 734-6594
      • Cell: (804) 683-8000
    • 59th OD SARC
      • (804) 765-9913
      • Cell: (804) 731-9589
    • ALU SARC
      • (804) 765-4226
      • Cell: (804) 317-7523
    • 59th OD VA
      • (804) 765-9914
      • Cell: (804) 731-9589
    • ALU VA
      • (804) 765-4014
      • Cell: (804) 892-4185
    • 23rd QM SARC
      • (804) 734-6754
      • Cell: (804) 586-9324
    • Garrison SARC
    • (804) 734-7083
    • Cell: (804) 479-5193
    • 23rd QM VA
      • (804) 734-6306
      • Cell: (804) 586-9324

     

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