Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

Federal Law

The Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center has a zero tolerance policy for sexual abuse. The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003 is a federal law that seeks to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual misconduct. This law applies to all federal and state prisons, private facilities, juvenile facilities and community correctional settings.

PREA Mission Statement

Our mission is to maintain compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act by developing guidelines and policies for preventing, detecting, monitoring and eradicating all sexual abuse and harassment within the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center.

PREA Resource Center