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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transgender Suicide Prevention Hotline 877-565-8860
 
 
 
 
 
DOC's PREA Video (posted 09/28/2015)
This video outlines the DOC's commitment to PREA through its Zero Tolerance Policy
Note:  We are working to reestablish the link to this video and appreciate your patience as we do so.
 

David G. Radziewicz | PREA Coordinator
Department of Corrections | Bureau of Standards, Audits and Accreditation
1920 Technology Parkway | Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: 717.728.4135 
 
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has zero tolerance for institutional sexual abuse and sexual harassment.  We strive to maintain a safe and secure environment for all who are in our custody.  We have developed policy and procedures in accordance with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards and work diligently to prevent, detect and respond to incidents of sexual abuse and sexual harassment. 
 
This webpage has been established to provide information regarding institutional sexual abuse and how the Department of Corrections is working to keep a safe and secure environment.  Our oversight, in regard to PREA, pertains to all state correctional institutions, the DOC's Bureau of Community Corrections facilities and all facilities contracted to house individuals committed to the Department’s care.