Update on the Prison Rape Elimination Act

ational standards released in June 2009 by the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC), pursuant to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA),1 apply to police departments operating temporary lockup, holding facilities for adult arrestees, jails, and juvenile lockups, in addition to departments contracting with outside agencies to hold arrestees. Officers must be aware … Continue reading Update on the Prison Rape Elimination Act