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PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act)

The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) is a federal law mandated by the Bureau of Justice that prohibits and seeks to eliminate sexual abuse in confinement settings.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance policy for any sexual behavior, harassment or misconduct by a detainee or staff member.

Call the PREA Hotline: 859-547-5045 to report sexual abuse, harassment or misconduct.

You do not have to give your name, however it is critical that you provide as much information as possible so the incident can be investigated.

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DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

3/23/2020
DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In an effort to limit exposure to the public and employees, many offices have limited access. We encourage the public to contact individual departments by phone in order to schedule appointments and obtain information on building and office closures.

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