The Community Team receives incident reports via the incident report form, dedicated email address, and sometimes through direct reports in person or on Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..
The incident report response procedure is detailed here. This is the process that’s currently followed when a complaint is sent to email@example.com or via the incident report form.
In 2020, a total of 2 reports were received.
Here are descriptions of the type of reports received in 2020, the method of reporting, and the action taken after investigation into each report.
Date reported: February 2020
Reporting Method: Direct email to trusted deputies Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. followed by sending email into firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Verbal harassment, toxic behavior
Outcome: Investigated report and gathered additional witness accounts. Report is on hold till further notice.
Date reported: December 2020
Reporting Method: Direct email to trusted deputies followed by sending email into email@example.com
Description: Sexual harassment, blackmail
Outcome: This is still under active investigation
Edited January 29, 2021 to remove specific dates following recommendations made in the comments.