Project on Addressing Prison Rape, American Univeristy, Washington College of Law
Purpose: Human Resources and Administrative Investigations is a training covering the National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape and their implications for administrative investigations and human resource policies and procedures.
Following are the goals of the training.
- Review the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards and identify their impact on administrative investigations and human resources.
- Identify components of investigative and human resource policies and procedures as they relate to sexual abuse of persons in custody.
- Understand the legal and investigative implications of and strategies for responding.
- Intended audience (similar to what we have done for webinars—please provide a list of who is best suited to receive the training)
The audience for this particular training is high-level correctional administrators in leadership positions who have the ability to initiate intra-agency change. Likely trainees include deputy commissioners, lead human resources personnel, general counsel, lead administrative investigators, PREA coordinators, PREA compliance managers, jail administrators, and division directors.
Module 2 Resources:
- The National Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards
- Data Collection Reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics
Module 3 Resources:
- 50 State Surveys of State Criminal Laws on: Staff Sexual Misconduct, Sex Inmate Registration, Vulnerable Persons, Mandatory Reporting, Sexual Abuse, Child Exploitation and Malfeasance in Office
- Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: State Criminal Laws Prohibiting the Sexual Abuse of Individuals under Custodial Supervision
- Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: Sex Inmate Registration Statutes: Impact on Addressing Sexual Abuse in Custodial Settings
- Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: Using Existing State Mandatory Reporting Statutes to Improve Disclosure of Sexual Violence in Correctional Settings White paper not in Library
Module 4 Resources: PREA Guided Policies
Module 5 Resources:
Module 7 Resources
- Signs of Staff Sexual Misconduct
- Not a Rat
- Staff Perspectives
- United States. U.S. Department of Justice/ Office of Inspector General. The Department of Justice's Efforts to Prevent Staff Sexual Abuse of Federal Inmates
Module 8 Resources:
- Sample Reference Waivers- for access to this document email Endsilence@wcl.american.edu.
- State Survey of Child Abuse Registries
- General: Enhanced Screening of BOP Officer Candidates Could Reduce Likelihood of Misconduct
- “Issues in Investigating Sexual Assaults in Correctional Facilities” Staff Perspectives: Sexual Violence in Adult Prisons and Jails. The Moss Group Inc.
- Correctional Internal Affairs Investigators: Job Analysis. Comp. by The Moss Group Inc.
Module 9 Resources:
- Memorandum: Anti-fraternization Policies
- Labor and Employment Law: Tools for Prevention, Investigation and Discipline of StaffSexual Misconduct in Custodial Settings
- Integrity in Jail Operations: Addressing Employee/ Inmate Relationships
- Policy on Worker Relations Helps Ensure Office Integrity
- Case Law Summary: Anti-fraternization Policies
Module 10 Resources: