PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act)

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Chester County Prison has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct involving inmates.  It is the policy of Chester County Prison to provide a safe, humane, and secure environment, free from sexual violence, misconduct, harassment, or retaliation, by establishing definitions of prohibited conduct and maintaining a program of prevention, detection, investigation, response and tracking of all alleged and substantiated sexual misconduct.  Newly committed inmates will be provided information about sexual assault, to include; self protection, reporting sexual assault, prevention/intervention, treatment and counseling.

Sexual misconduct between staff and inmates, volunteers or contract personnel and inmates, inmates and inmates, regardless of consensual status is prohibited and subject to administrative discipline and/or criminal sanctions.

How to Report Institutional Sexual Assault/Misconduct

If you have information regarding an inmate-on-inmate sexual assault, please call this toll-free number which is sponsored by the DOC and the PA Coalition Against Rape - 1-844-429-5412.

All reports shall be investigated, and aggregate data regarding sexual abuse allegations shall be published annually on this website.


PREA Annual Reports