What we do

Working to eliminate sexual abuse in confinement by assisting the fields of correction, detention, and law enforcement, as well as community and family stakeholders.

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How to use this site

This website is designed to serve multiple audiences, including correctional administrators, management, and line staff; sheriffs and officers; community corrections personnel; juvenile detention administrators and staff; PREA auditors; advocates; and survivors and their families. Learn more about using the site.

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Implementation

If you work for an adult or juvenile corrections or law enforcement agency interested in PREA implementation and compliance, start with our implementation section.

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Resource library

If you're looking for resources, training tools, or a PREA-related publication, you'll find a comprehensive set of materials in our library.

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Audit

If you need information about the PREA audit process or are interested in becoming a PREA auditor yourself, you'll find everything you need in our audit section.

PRC news

PREA Resource Center launches new website

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PREA Resource Center launches new website

The National PREA Resource Center is pleased to announce the launch of its new website! The redesigned site is developed to guide stakeholders through implementing the PREA Standards, learning about the PREA audit, and accessing our robust library of resources.

Latest interpretive guidance from Department of Justice

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Latest interpretive guidance from Department of Justice

The DOJ PREA Working Group regularly publishes interpretive guidance in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). This guidance is essential to enhancing your understanding of the PREA Standards, implementation, and the audit.

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The PREA Resource Center provides timely information on upcoming events, new resources to our library, and PREA-related issues in the news. Sign up to receive our communications via email.

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For survivors

This section of our website is designed to assist individuals who have experienced sexual abuse or sexual harassment while in confinement and family members or loved ones of these individuals.

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