This report examines the prevalence of the sexual abuse of inmates by correctional staff and also analyzes the laws that exist to deter this type of abuse. The Office of the Inspector General reviewed reports of such abuse in federal prison, examined the current statutes in place and deficiencies that exists in those statutes, compared state and local laws on staff abuse of inmates to federal laws, and gives recommendations for changes in the current law.
From the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit, this guide discusses the prevention of sexual violence against LGBTI detainees. It addresses both policy change and practices that correctional facilities can incorporate.
This publication is written for men and women who have survived sexual assault in prisons, jails, or other forms of detention. It offers general information about sexual abuse as well as information about the healing process.
This toolkit provides detailed information and guidance for juvenile justice agencies and facilities to implement Prison Rape Elimination Act standards. It guides organizations through effective implementation of prevention programs, early detection, and meaningful response to residents in these facilities.
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