Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation & the Prison Rape Elimination Act

There is zero tolerance for sexual abuse and sexual harassment at the Denton County Juvenile Probation Department.

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is a federal law that supports the elimination, reduction, and prevention of sexual abuse in adult and juvenile facilities as well as community corrections programs.

Pursuant to PREA, the National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape became law on August 20, 2012.