Thursday, December 29, 2011

Navy issues guidelines on sexual assault, warns about making false claims

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) issued guidelines and tips on how individuals can report and prevent sexual assault crimes through NCIS' Crime Reduction Program. Among other things, it states:

"Sexual assaults are serious crimes, therefore, victims should not report false sexual assault claims.

"Regrettable sex, absent or late for muster with a rape excuse, caught cheating on your spouse or significant other, or becoming pregnant by someone you do not want to be the father of your child are not excuses to report rape and are unacceptable."