Community Information


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 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 2018

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 outlined 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 DOC Memorandum of Understanding

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 Report

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

2016-2019 PREA Audit Reports

BCC PREA Audit Report

GRCC PREA Audit Report

KCIW PREA Audit Report

LLCC PREA Audit Report

NTC PREA Audit Report

WKCC PREA Audit Report


2013-2016 PREA Audit Reports

BCC PREA Audit Report

BCFC PREA Audit Report

EKCC PREA Audit Report

GRCC PREA Audit Report

KCIW PREA Audit Report

KSP PREA Audit Report

KSR PREA Audit Report

LLCC PREA Audit Report

LSCC PREA Audit Report

NTC PREA Audit Report

RCC PREA Audit Report

WKCC PREA Audit Report

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