U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC).
Center for Innovative Public Policies (Naples, FL).
Agencies that operate short-term arrestee holding areas or lock-ups need to know about the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). “PREA is applicable to lock-ups and short-term holding facilities operated by law enforcement agencies, regardless if arrestees stay an hour, or three days” (p.1). This webpage covers: what PREA is; how PREA impacts you; FAQs (frequently asked questions); PREA definitions; what should be done now; training guides (instructor guides, participant manuals, and PowerPoint sl... Read More