Signed by Karol V. Mason, Assistant Attorney General at the Office of Justice Programs, and Bea Hanson, Principal Deputy Director at the Office of Violence Against Women, this letter was sent to all state governors on February 12th, 2014. The letter outlines the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) mandates, and PREA's affect on Department of Justice grant funding.
Resident orientation video (English version) developed by Texas Juvenile Justice Department as well as the accompanying instructor's guide.
Resident orientation video (Spanish version) developed by Texas Juvenile Justice Department as well as the accompanying instructor's guide.
This is a summary report from a March 2013 forum sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime and Office on Violence Against Women that was held with the intent of further defining partnerships, implementation issues, and determining what guidance would be useful. This report summarizes key issues and suggestions raised during the forum.
Example contract language for disciplinary action penalties developed by New York State. Can be used as an example template for development of similar documents.