Camp Pendleton Sexual Assault

If you suffered the crime of sexual assault while stationed at Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, take legal action with assistance from a lawyer at Manly, Stewart & Finaldi. Our West Coast lawyers can represent you from our conveniently located Southern California office in Irvine. We are America’s leading sexual abuse law firm, with over $2 billion obtained in successful settlements and verdicts for clients. We can help you demand justice and fair financial compensation for the traumatizing crime committed against you at Camp Pendleton.

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Facts About Marine Corps and Camp Pendleton Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a persistent problem within the entire Department of Defense and has been for many years. According to the Department’s 2020 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military, a total of 7,816 sexual assault and misconduct reports were received in fiscal year 2020. Marine Corps sexual assault alone affects hundreds of victims each year.

Most sexual assaults reported in the Marine Corps occur at night, in barracks, homes or apartments. The majority of sexual assault victims at Camp Pendleton are junior Service members who are 23 years old and younger. Victims can be both men and women. The perpetrators are often fellow military members, and even leaders within the Corps.

Recent Cases of Sexual Assault and Abuse at Camp Pendleton

In March 2022, a Camp Pendleton marine by the name of Corporal Royal Denson II went to trial for nine counts of sexual assault against at least five different victims, all of whom were fellow service members. He was charged with rape, sexual assault and attempted sexual assault after four victims came forward with allegations against him in 2021.

In April 2022, a former United States Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton was convicted of the sexual assault of multiple children under the age of 10. The offender, Michael Hamby Jr., was sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for the sexual assault of a 3-year-old child, as well as intent to engage in sexual activity with two other young children.

What to Do if You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted at Camp Pendleton

If you witness sexual assault or abuse at Camp Pendleton, attempt to intervene and protect the victim. Bystander intervention is one of the most effective ways to stop a potential sexual assault from happening. If you see signs of this crime, distract and draw attention away from the alleged target. If you feel that someone at Camp Pendleton is in danger, speak up and ask for help.

If you are a survivor of sexual assault, abuse or rape at Camp Pendleton, report the crime to the authorities. Call 911 in an emergency. Otherwise, contact the Camp Pendleton Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at (760) 725-4467. The hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. You can also contact a civilian victim advocate at (760) 725-7674. These programs can guide you to important resources, such as a medical center, and set you up with licensed and sexual assault certified counselors.

Contact Us Today | Free Camp Pendleton Sexual Assault Case Reviews

Whether you are a Marine who was stationed at Camp Pendleton or a civilian who worked at or near the base, Manly, Stewart & Finaldi can help you seek justice for sexual assault or violence that you suffered there. Our team of attorneys is passionate about protecting victims’ rights after Marine Corps sexual assault. We can help you report this crime, connect you to important resources, file a civil lawsuit against the responsible party or parties on your behalf, and fight for maximum financial compensation for your losses.

Learn more during a free, 100-percent confidential case evaluation with one of our attorneys. Call (800) 700-8450 today to discuss your Camp Pendleton sexual assault case.