Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

The Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections 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, jails, police lock-ups, private facilities, juvenile facilities and community correctional settings.

To make a confidential report, please call the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape 24/7 helpline at 1-866-END-RAPE (1-866-363-7273).