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Another sexual assault by Air Force officer

May 7, 2013

Stars and Stripes reports that the chief of the Air Force‚Äôs sexual assault prevention and response branch–Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski– was arrested by Arlington, Va. police this weekend and charged with sexual battery.

Krusinski, 41, is accused of approaching a woman in a parking lot and grabbing her breasts and buttocks, according to the crime report. Read more.

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  • Jacqueline May 8, 2013 at 7:48 am

    “On Capitol Hill to testify on the defense budget, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that the Air Force has requested jurisdiction in the Krusinski case from prosecutors in Arlington, where he will be arraigned on one count of sexual battery. A decision on jurisdiction should be made at that time, Welsh said.

    ‘We have requested jurisdiction, which is standard procedure in cases like these,’ Welsh said.”

    Yes, but we don’t want the standard response. Too many times it doesn’t really get prosecuted. I think that they should prosecute in the civilian courts.