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PREA Training & Resources - Policy, Procedures & Audits

BJA - State PREA Submissions

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed in 2003 with unanimous support from both parties in Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush.

Victims’ Rights Law by State (2013)

This webpage provides a link to each state's current laws on victim's rights. Compiled by the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI).

Virginia DOC - Prison Elimination Act (PREA)

"This operating procedure provides guidance for the Department of Corrections related to Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law No. 108-79) (PREA) and standards compliance, and will serve to direct staff to specific PREA related content in other DOC operating procedures."

New Hampshire DOC - Prison Rape Elimination Act Procedures

"This policy establishes uniform guidelines and procedures to prevent, deter, and respond to all types of prison sexual assault, sexual victimization and staff sexual misconduct aimed at persons under the care and custody of the NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (NHDOC).

Hawaii - Department of Public Safety - Health Care PREA Compliance & Sexual/Physical Abuse Procedure

"The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines and procedures in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act to assure the provisions of high quality, supportive health care services for victims of sexual assault or abuse as well as for victims of physical violence."

PREA Regulatory Impact Assessment (2012)

"This Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) assesses, and monetizes to the extent feasible,the benefits of combating rape and sexual abuse in America’s prisons, jails, lockups, community confinement facilities (CCFs), and juvenile facilities, and the costs of full nationwide compliance with the Atto

National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape Executive Summary (2012)

"The goal of this rulemaking is to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse in confinement facilities, pursuant to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.

National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape (2012)

"The Department of Justice (Department) is issuing a final rule adopting national standards to prevent, detect, and respond to prison rape, pursuant to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).

Enforcing Prison Rape Elimination Standards Proves Tricky (2014)

"On a recent day at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women, inmates in jumpsuits peek out of their cells to see three men with clipboards walk into the housing unit. These men are auditors doing a practice inspection.

Power Point - PREA Audit Instrument Introduction June 13, 2013

Power Point - PREA Audit Instrument Introduction June 13, 2013.

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