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  • Jail Standards and Inspection Programs: Resource and Implementation Guide

    “The purpose of this guide is to give information that will help states and state jail-related organizations to develop or update jail standards an
  • State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals in Lock-Ups

    This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals in lock-ups.
  • PREA Essentials

    “The PREA Resource Center (PRC) designed this PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] Essentials Page to guide professionals in their implementation of
  • National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses

    “A status offender is a juvenile charged with or adjudicated for conduct that would not, under the law of the jurisdiction in which the offense was
  • Accreditation Standards for Pretrial Agencies Standards Manual Version 1.0.10

    This is a great example of standards governing the accreditation of pretrial agencies.
  • 6 CFR Part 115: Standards To Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities; Final Rule

    “The purpose of this regulatory action is to set standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse in Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • LGBTQ Youth and Status Offenses: Improving System Responses and Reducing Disproportionality

    The application of the “National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses” (NIC accession no. 027712) is stressed.
  • Best Practices in the Use of Restraints with Pregnant Women Under Correctional Custody

    These standards were developed to "articulate a set of principles to guide agencies and jurisdictions in the development of local policy and practi
  • Criminal Justice Restraints Standard NIJ Standard 1001.00

    "This standard specifies the minimum requirements for form and fit, performance, testing, documentation and labeling of restraints intended to be u
  • Juvenile Standards Documentation Requirements

    This document is meant to assist agencies and facilities in their PREA compliance efforts.

  • Juvenile Facility Standards: United States Department of Justice Final Rule: National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape Under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

    This Standard is divided into these sections: Prevention Planning, Responsive Planning, Training and Education, Screening for Risk of Sexual Victim