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

Now Available: Searchable Audit Directory

Now Available: Searchable Audit Directory
Now Available: Searchable Audit Directory

The PRC is pleased to announce a new directory. This directory allows users to find information about audits initiated on or after June 30, 2022. This directory and its features are intended to make it easier for interested members of the public to access information about audits going forward.

DOJ Report on Federal Bureau of Prisons

DOJ Report on Federal Bureau of Prisons
DOJ Report on Federal Bureau of Prisons

In a memorandum issued by the Department of Justice to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Inspector General Michael Horowitz expressed serious concerns that the Bureau of Prisons is reluctant to rely on testimony of incarcerated persons in misconduct investigations.

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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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