Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) policies

PREA is a federal law enacted in 2003 created to eliminate sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and retaliation in confinement facilities; both juvenile and adult. The Final Juvenile Standards were issued on May 17, 2012.

Name Description Released Format
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) zero tolerance policy pdf All residents admitted to JJSC shall be screened for potential “vulnerability victimization” (VV) and/or “sexually aggressive behavior” (SAB) within 72 hours of the resident’s arrival at JJSC, and thereafter, at least every 90 days throughout the resident’s confinement. September 26, 2017
Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Services Center PREA policy pdf Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) policy dictates that any knowledge, suspicions, or information regarding any form of sexual misconduct, in any facility, that involves a juvenile, must be reported to a supervisor, shift manager, director, or PREA coordinator. September 1, 2013

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