Prison Rape Elimination Act
Sexual Harassment Policy
901.2 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has zero tolerance toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment (28 CFR 115.11). The Office will not tolerate retaliation against any person who reports sexual abuse or sexual harassment or who cooperates with a sexual abuse or sexual harassment investigation. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will take immediate action to protect detainees who are reasonably believed to be subject to a substantial risk of imminent sexual abuse (28 CFR115.162).
The Washington County Justice Center follows the guidelines set out by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Washington County is committed to zero-tolerance of any form of sexual abuse and the sexual harassment in the facility it operates or with which it holds contracts. If you would like to report a case of sexual harassment or sexual abuse of a loved one who is housed within the Washington County Justice Center, call Washington County Sheriff’s Office at (970)345- 2244. All Reports will be investigated!
Final PREA Audit
2015 Annual Report