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Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003: The Impact of National PREA Standards on Community Corrections

NCJ Number
Jaime M. Yarussi; Brenda V. Smith
Date Published
September 2013
148 pages

This document provides guidance for departments and agencies supervising adults on community supervision.


This document provides information to community corrections staff on why community correctional staff and administrators need to be concerned about sexual abuse of offenders; identifying inappropriate relationships with and between offenders; the impact of the National PREA Standards on agency policies, practices and special concerns community correctional staff have in addressing PREA; where reports of sexual abuse may initiate and the duties of first responders; what the consequences are for sexual abuse of offenders; and how community correctional staff members can prevent sexual abuse of offenders. Resources