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Federal officials to review Wisconsin Guard assault protocol

April 27, 2019

From the Air Force Times website

Federal military officials have agreed to review how the Wisconsin National Guard handles sexual assault in the wake of multiple alleged incidents dating back to 2002, Governor Tony Evers and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin said Wednesday.

Evers and Baldwin, both Democrats, asked the National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations in Washington, D.C., in March to review the Wisconsin Guard’s sexual assault and harassment reporting procedures, investigative protocols and accountability measures. The governor and the senator issued a joint statement Wednesday morning announcing that OCI will conduct “a thorough, independent assessment” that could take several months.

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