Final PREA Standards by the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
RELEASED: June 23, 2009

Executive Summary
Standards for Adult Prisons and Jails
Standards for Lock-ups
Standards for Juvenile Facilities
Standards for Community Corrections

Draft PREA Standards

Part One: Adult Prisons and Jails, and for Facilities Holding Immigration Detainees.
To view and download these draft standards, click here.

Part Two: Lockups, Juvenile, and Community Corrections Facilities.
To view and download the draft standards for Lockups, click here.
To view and download the draft standards for Juvenile Facilities, click here.
To view and download the draft standards for Community Corrections Facilities, click here.

Hearing Transcripts

Special Topics in Preventing and Responding to Prison Rape: Medical and Mental Health Care, Community Corrections Settings, and Oversight
New Orleans , Louisiana (December 5-6, 2007)

Lockups, Native American Detention Facilities, and Conditions in Texas Penal and Youth Institutions
Austin, Texas (March 26-27, 2007)

The Elimination of Prison Rape: Immigration Facilities and Personnel/Staffing/Labor Relations
Los Angeles, California (December 13-14, 2006)

Reporting, Investigating and Prosecuting Prison Rape: What is Needed To Make The Process Work?
Detroit, Michigan (August 3, 2006)

Elimination of Prison Rape: Focus on Juveniles
Boston, Massachusetts (June 1, 2006)

Elimination of Prison Rape: The Corrections Perspective
Miami, Florida (March 26, 2006)

At Risk: Sexual Abuse and Vulnerable Groups Behind Bars
San Francisco, California (August 19, 2005)

The Cost of Victimization: Why our Nation Must Confront Prison Rape

Washington, DC (June 14, 2005)

Public Meetings

March 31, 2005, University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana

Public Statements

February 15, 2007, Bipartisan Commission Applauds First-Ever Prison Rape Survivor Summit

December 11, 2006, Bipartisan Commission Applauds Universal Studios For Dropping Offensive Marketing Campaign

December 15, 2006, Bipartisan Commission Emphasizes "Zero-Tolerance Approach" To Sexual Violence In U.S. Immigration Facilities

February 16, 2006, Bipartisan Federal Panel To Hold Hearings On Sexual Violence In Lockups, American Indian Facilites