PREA

  1. What is PREA
  2. How to report sexual abuse behind bars
  3. PREA Audit Results
  4. Prison Rape Elimination Act

PREA stand for Prison Rape Elimination Act, which was signed into law in 2003.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office-Jail has a zero tolerance policy with regard to sexual abuse and sexual harassment within this facility.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will take appropriate measures to protect all inmates from sexual abuse and sexual harassment, and will promptly and thoroughly investigate all allegations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment (28 CFR 115.11).