SHARP Resources
Safe Helpline We Care App Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network Its On Us
Army Policy

Army Regulation 600-20 - Army Command Policy (Chapter 8 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program).

DODI 6495.2

Department of Defense Instruction for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures.

Fort Gordon Policy

Commanding General's Policy Memorandum No. 2 - Equal Opportunity, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program, and Treatment of Persons

Sexual Assault Reporting Flow Chart

Sexual Harassment Flow Chart

Commanders Resources

Victims Advocate Resources

Teal Hash - CAC Enabled

Teal Hash Editions Available on Cyber CoE SHARP Intelink - The Teal Hash Report contains Sexual Assault Related Courts-Martial Verdicts of Trial

SHARP Definitions

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Sexual Assault

What is Sexual Assault?
Sexual Assault. Intentional sexual contact characterized by the use of force, threats, intimidation, or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. The term includes a broad category of sexual offenses consisting of the following specific UCMJ offenses: rape, sexual assault, aggravated sexual contact, abusive sexual contact, forcible sodomy (forced oral or anal sex), or attempts to commit these offenses.

Sexual Harassment

What is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual Harassment means any of the following:

  1. Conduct that-
    1. involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and deliberate or repeated offensive comments or gestures of a sexual nature when-
      1. submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of a person's job, pay or career;
      2. submission to or rejection of such conduct by a person is used as a basis for career or employment decisions affecting that person; or
      3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment; and
    2. is so severe or pervasive that a reasonable person would perceive, and the victim does perceive, the environment as hostile or offensive.
  2. Any use or condonation, by any person in a supervisory or command position, of any form of sexual behavior to control, influence or affect the career, pay or job of a member of the armed forces or a civilian employee of the Department of Defense.
  3. Any deliberate or repeated unwelcome verbal comment or gesture of a sexual nature by any member of the armed forces or Civilian employee of the Department of Defense.


Where are victims of sexual assault referred? If I am sexually assaulted, what should I do?
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