The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is a federal law to guide correctional institutions about detecting, preventing, reducing, and punishing sexual abuse/misconduct in confinement settings. Anoka County Corrections has a zero-tolerance policy for any sexual behavior, sexual harassment, or sexual misconduct of inmate-on-inmate or staff-on-inmate. Staff includes: employee, volunteer, official visitor, or contract staff.
All inmates are educated on how to report such acts while in Anoka County Community Corrections facilities. If you or someone you know has been victimized, or may be at risk of being a victim, report it immediately.
All reports are taken seriously and will be thoroughly investigated. False reports will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The Anoka County Community Corrections department maintains a zero tolerance policy for sexual abuse. The policy is available upon request.
To report sexual abuse or sexual harassment in our facilities
In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), the Anoka County Community Corrections Department is required to post the number of substantiated, unsubstantiated and unfounded incidents that have occurred at our facilities.