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6. Official Response Following an Inmate/Detainee/Resident Report

The standards governing an agency’s official response cover staff and agency reporting duties, the agency’s duty to protect someone at imminent risk of sexual abuse, the agency’s responsibility to report allegations of incidents occurring at another facility to that facility, staff first responder duties, coordinated response, prohibition on agreements that would limit the agency’s ability to separate alleged staff abusers from inmates/detainees/residents, and protection for staff and inmates/detainees/residents against retaliation for reporting sexual abuse or harassment.

STANDARDS. Click on the following links to access the official response standards for Adult Prisons and Jails, Community Confinement Facilities, Juvenile Facilities, and Lockups.


Official Response Following an Inmate/Detainee/Resident Report - Resources - General