14Nov

Supervisors Hahn, Kuehl Propose Reforms to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault in Jails and Detention Facilities

Los Angeles, CA– Today, Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl proposed creating Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Compliance Units to prevent sexual assault and rape in the county’s jails and detention units. According to a study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 80,000 women and men a year are sexually abused in U.S. correctional facilities. The […]