Ellis, Hicken, & Ash, Criminal Investigation into Coast Guard Academy revealed years of sexual assault cover-ups, but findings kept secret. CNN, 30 June 2023.
A secret investigation into alleged sexual abuse at the US Coast Guard Academy, the training ground for the Coast Guard’s top officers, uncovered a dark history of rapes, assaults and other serious misconduct being ignored and, at times, covered up by high-ranking officials.
Susan Haigh, Coast Guard apologizes for mishandling of sexual assaults at academy following revelation of probe. AP 30 June 2023.
The U.S. Coast Guard apologized Friday for not taking “appropriate action” years ago when it failed to adequately handle cases of sexual assault and harassment at the service’s Connecticut academy. The service also acknowledged it did not widely disclose its six-year internal investigation into dozens of cases from 1988 to 2006.
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