New York National Guard
Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program

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What Is Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a crime. It is defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.

Sexual assault includes, but is not limited to: Rape, Nonconsensual sodomy (oral or anal sex), Indecent assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling) or attempts to commit these acts.

Sexual assault can occur without regard to gender or spousal relationship or age of victim.


If you are a National Guard member and think you may be a victim of sexual assault, please contact us - We are available 24/7 to help you.

New York National Guard: New York National Guard Sexual Assault Hotline: 518-339-7586
Other State National Guard or OCONUS:
JFHQ SARC:

CW5 Jacqueline O’Keefe
Office: (518) 786-4734
Hotline: (518) 339-7586 - Available 24/7

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Page Last Modified: 21 Jun 22