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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

​Agency Policy

In compliance with Section 115.22 of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards, the Kentucky Department of Corrections (KDOC) has a zero tolerance toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment. KDOC has provided policies to ensure referrals of allegations for investigations.

PREA Agency Policies
CPP 9.8 - Search Policy
CPP 14.8 - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Offenders
KY State Police Memo

Reporting Abuse

To report any incident of sexual abuse or sexual harassment involving an offender housed within a Department of Corrections facility, you may call the PREA Hotline toll free at 1-833-DOC-PREA (1-833-362-7732). Please have any information or evidence available for the investigator who will be assigned to handle the case. False accusations may be prosecuted. All reports are taken seriously and investigated as outline in PREA.

Data Review for Corrective Action and Publication

In compliance with Section 115.88 of the PREA Standards KDOC has reviewed data collected and aggregated pursuant to section 115.87 in order to assess and improve the effectiveness of its sexual abuse prevention, detection, and response policies, practices and training including:

  1. Identifying problem area
  2. Taking corrective action on an ongoing basis; and
  3. Preparing an annual report of its finding and corrective actions.

Also, in compliance with Section 115.89 of the PREA Standards, KDOC shall make all aggregated sexual abuse data readily available to the public at least annually.

2018 KASAP-KDOC Memorandum of Understanding
2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2016 PREA Statistical Report
2015 Annual Report
2015 PREA Statistical Report
2014 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2013-2014 Annual Report Statistics Comparisons
2014 Adult Institutions PREA Statistics
2014 Community Service Centers PREA Statistics

Audit Reports

KDOC facilities will be audited pursuant to Section 115.401 of the PREA Standards.

2016-2019 PREA Audit Reports

BCC PREA Audit Report
EKCC PREA Audit Report
GRCC PREA Audit Report
KCIW PREA Audit Report
LLCC PREA Audit Report
LSCC PREA Audit Report
NTC PREA Audit Report
WKCC PREA Audit Report