Authors

Brenda V. Smith, American University Washington College of LawFollow
Dr. Gary Dennis, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Susan W. McCampbell, Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc.
Michael S. McCampbell, Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc.
Elizabeth Price Layman, Price Layman, Inc.
Caleb Asbridge
Rachel Bosley
Elizabeth Price Layman
Andie Moss
Jeff Shorba
Shaina Vanek
Jaime Yarussi
American Jail Association
National Institute of Corrections' Large Jail Network
Nationa Sheriff's Association
American Correctional Association
Larry Cook, Chambers County, TX
Dr. Robert DeComo, PREA Resource Center
Jim Dennis, Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, Stryker, OH
Nancy DeFerrari, Osceola County, FL
John Delaney, Walworth County, WI
Timothy Fay, Lake County, IL
Diahann Frazier, Riley County Police, KS
David Gaspar, PREA Resource Center
Quandara Grant, Beaufort County, SC
Dee Halley, National Institute of Corrections, Washington, DC
Jamey Kessinger, McLean County, IL
Calvin King, Maricopa County, AZ
Shawn Laughlin, Broomfield, CO
Andrew Nunnally, Waukesha County, WI
Debra Oliver-Hammons, Shelby County, TN
Steven Pizzala, Ogemaw County, MI
Lisa Plowman, Kent County, MI
Gayle Ray, Davidson County Sheriff, Tennessee Department of Corrections
Larry Reynolds, Sedgwick County, KS
Gwyn Smith-Ingley, American Jail Association
Chris Sweney, Douglas County, NE
Wynnie Testamark-Samuels, Miami-Dade County, FL
Janie Vergakis, Newport News, VA
Gregory Winston, Western Virginia Regional Jail, Salem, VA
Berry Zeeman, Oakland County, MI

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

11-19-2013

Conference / Event Title

The Moss Group; Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc.; U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking)

Abstract

Minor edits. “The goal of this Toolkit is to provide jails of all sizes, political divisions, and geographic locations with a step-by-step guide for preventing, detecting, and eliminating sexual abuse of inmates in their custody – and for responding effectively to abuse when it occurs. Prison rape includes all forms of inmate sexual abuse within a correctional facility, including state and federal prisons, county and municipal jails, police lock-ups, holding facilities, inmate transportation vehicles, juvenile detention facilities, and community corrections facilities. Protecting arrestees, detainees, and inmates from sexual violence is part of a jail’s core mission. This toolkit will help assess your jail’s operations with an eye to improvements.” The Toolkit is divided into folders holding materials related to: introductory information about PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] and it Standards; a Self-Assessment Checklist with supporting forms “to provide a step-by-step process for jails to review and assess policies, procedures, and practices in light of the PREA Standards and accepted best practices”; and additional resources to assist you in PREA-readiness.

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