Tag: Sexual Assault Investigations

Sept. 25, 2023

Evaluation of the Military Criminal Investigative Organizations’ Adult Sexual Assault Investigations (DODIG-2023-124)

Publicly Released: September 27, 2023

The objective of this evaluation was to determine whether the Military Criminal Investigative Organizations (MCIOs) investigated reports of sexual assault with adult victims, as required by DoD, Service, and MCIO policy. The MCIOs are the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and Air Force Office of Special Investigations. The objective of a special interest item in this evaluation was to determine whether the MCIOs had untested sexual assault forensic examination (SAFE) kits held as evidence that should have been submitted to a forensic laboratory for testing.