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On June 23, 2009, the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission released its final Report and proposed Standards to prevent, detect, respond to and monitor sexual abuse of incarcerated or detained individuals throughout the United States.


The President, Congress, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and other Federal and State officials received copies of this groundbreaking publication. You can view the Report and Standards in their entirety in this portion of our Web site. Begin by using the navigation features to your left. You can also request a hard copy, download PDFs and email sections when viewing online.

To watch the June 23, 2009 press conference announcing the release of the Commission's report and standards, click here >


The Commission sunset August 22, 2009. To learn more about the Commission, and for other resources, click on About NPREC or the logo at the top left of this page.