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DOJ Releases Final PREA Rule for Adult, Juvenile Facilities

May 23, 2012

On May 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a final rule to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse in confinement facilities, in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA). The final rule sets national standards protecting inmates in adult prisons and jails, lockups, community confinement facilities, and juvenile facilities at the federal, state, and local levels.


To download the final rule, go to www.ojp.gov/programs/pdfs/prea_final_rule.pdf.

To download the Executive Summary, go to www.ojp.gov/programs/pdfs/prea_executive_summary.pdf.


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