Thus, we want to make certain you have information about how to do so readily at hand.
Report sexual misconduct to the Center for SafeSport: The Center handles ALL reports of sexual abuse within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements. Make a report to the Center if you have a reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct such as child sex abuse, non-consensual sexual conduct, sexual harassment or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power, at 1-720-531-0340 or on their website https://SafeSport.org. If USA Cycling receives a report of alleged abuse, it immediately refers the report to the Center for further action, as well as to any applicable civil authority. The contact email for USAC safesport reporting is: firstname.lastname@example.org
If a crime has been committed, report it to local authorities: Contact local authorities if you have a reasonable suspicion that sexual abuse or neglect has occurred. All reports of child abuse or sexual assault of a minor must also be reported to local authorities. Reports of abuse not involving a minor may also be reported to local authorities.
Contact USAC for other kinds of misconduct: Other forms of misconduct including emotional or physical misconduct, bullying, hazing or harassment may be reported to USA Cycling for handling in accordance with USA Cycling’s grievance procedures. For a more complete understanding of USA Cycling’s policies and programs, including its grievance procedure, please refer to USA Cycling website: https://www.usacycling.org/resources/safesport/.
Contact the SafeSport crisis line for 24/7 crisis support: A 24/7 hotline has been established by the Center for crisis interventions, referrals and emotional support. This confidential and secure helpline 1-866-200-0796 is operated by RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Life-threatening emergencies should call 911.
USAC Safesport information can be found here.
The US Center for Safesport can be found here.