BJA FY 21 Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and ...
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs DOJ to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to "protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return." 34 U.S.C. § 30305(a). Federal funds awarded to grantees may be used to protect inmates by "undertaking efforts to more effectively prevent prison rape; investigating incidents of prison rape; or prosecuting incidents of prison rape." 34 U.S.C. § 30305 (b)(1).
- State governments
- County governments
- City or township governments
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)