Prevention Programs Sexual Assault & Harassment Prevention The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program or SAPR is a Department of Defense initiative approved in August 2008. Aggressively implementing the new Sexual Assault Prevention Strategy consists of four overlapping phases, each of which have specific goals for reducing sexual assault while simultaneously increasing the propensity to report this crime. Suicide Prevention The Army’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Program (ARSPP) Improve readiness through the development and enhancement of the Suicide Prevention Program policies designed to minimize suicide behavior; thereby preserving mission effectiveness through individual readiness for Soldiers, and their Families, and Department of Defense civilians. The Air Force Suicide Prevention Program (AFSPP) is designed to provide information and tools to members of the Air Force community in their efforts to help reduce Air Force suicides. Reducing suicide requires a community effort.