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Alleged Abuse At The Hands Of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC)

A congressional report has found that sexual misconduct by instructors in a military leadership program operating in high schools across the United States was a bigger issue than previously known.

The report found that there were 58 substantiated allegations of sexual abuse, harassment, and other forms of sexual misconduct over the past five years by Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program instructors in programs across the country.

The JROTC program includes more than 3,500 U.S. high schools and more than 500,000 students.

Although the classes do not require that students eventually enlist in the military, the program is viewed as a key pipeline for potential recruits for the armed forces.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security undertook the investigation after the New York Times published an article revealing a pattern of sexual abuse of teenagers in JROTC programs.

The Times investigation found 33 sexual assault allegations brought against instructors, but when Congress started digging, they soon discovered the problem was worse.

It’s possible there are more than 60 allegations the department has been made aware of over the past five years.

Because JROTC instructors are employees of the schools where the programs are based, allegations of misconduct are first investigated by the school district and local law enforcement.

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JROTC Abuse Info To Prepare Victims and Families

JROTC abuse cases to exceed 30,000 a year?

It’s possible there are more than 60 allegations the department has been made aware of over the past five years—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security undertook the investigation

JROTC abuse could entail:

Physical

Physical

Verbal/emotional

Mental/psychological

Overview of JROTC abuse:

About 3,500 high schools host JROTC

That includes some 500,000 students

Typically 13- to 18-year-olds participate

Recruits are not required to serve in the military

JROTC is considered a critical recruitment tool

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JROTC Abuse FAQ: Questions About JROTC Abuse

How many instructors are involved?

60 JROTC instructors have faced allegations of sexual misconduct involving their students since 2017.

Who investigates JROTC abuses?

Allegations of misconduct are first investigated by the school district and local law enforcement.

Does the Department of Defense know?

Allegations are not automatically reported to the Defense Department, leaving a potential blind spot in oversight of the programs.

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