Fort Riley centralizes sexual assault prevention efforts on post

FORT RILEY, Kan. – To provide a sensitive and caring response to survivors of sexual assault and help prevent occurrences, Fort Riley will open the Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center inside Adams Hall, Building 8071, Wednesday, April 9.

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, will be given a tour of the center upon its opening and media members are included. At the center, a multi-disciplinary staff will explain the various services offered, which is set to provide all necessary support and advocacy services.

The center will ensure a competent, coordinated and effective intervention system that will maintain complete, consistent and accurate case investigations. The center will be maintained by eight staff members including three victim advocates and a Criminal Investigation Division special agent assigned to the Special Victim Unit. Hours for the center will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during all duty days. Members of the team will be available outside of normal hours as necessary.

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