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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

Purpose

This policy establishes uniform guidelines and procedures to prevent, deter, and respond to all types of sexual abuse and sexual victimization of inmates under the custody of the Buncombe County Detention Facility (BCDF). The Buncombe County Detention Facility makes safety and security a top priority and commits to the prioritization of efforts to combat sexual abuse.

Policy

The Buncombe County Detention Facility enforces a Zero Tolerance policy on all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment of inmates.