Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $143,803)
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Program provides funding to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to support comprehensive approaches within state, tribal, and local adult and juvenile correctional facilities to prevent, detect, and respond to incidences of sexual victimization. The PREA Program provides funding to eligible applicants for demonstration projects within confinement settings, including adult prisons and jails; juvenile facilities; community corrections facilities; law enforcement lockups and other temporary holding facilities; and tribal detention facilities. Applicants must successfully communicate a comprehensive approach to the prevention, detection, and response to the incidence of sexual abuse and clearly prioritize gaps which are as of yet unaddressed, either programmatically or through changes in policy and procedures, as they relate to implementation of the PREA standards. The goal of this program is to assist local adult and juvenile facilities in implementing prevention, identification, and response mechanisms that will reduce the incidence of sexual abuse in confinement facilities.
The Sullivan County Department of Corrections will contract for consultant services to build and strengthen existing PREA standards in two adult correctional facilities by developing staff training and revising facilities policies for reporting and investigating sexual abuse.
- City of Sioux Falls will use this funding for specialty team equipment.
- Fiscal Year 2021 SCAAP Use of Funds: Job Preparedness Community corrections - probation and parole Construction for inmate housing, inmate programs, prison industries in ADA
- Correctional Facility Kitchen Floor Replacement due to Health Department non-critical violation