(PREA 115.22)

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has ZERO TOLERANCE for all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within its jail facilities in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination (PREA) Act of 2003. It is the policy of the Sheriff’s Office to respond to, and administratively and/or criminally investigate all alleged incidents of a sexual nature. Every reported incident of a sexual nature will be taken seriously, investigated fully, and appropriate action will be taken as warranted, according to federal PREA standards.

Reporting Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment (PREA 115.54)

Inmates may report incidents by:

  • Telling any officer, staff member, volunteer or contractor. Everyone who may come into contact with inmates has been trained to respond appropriately.
  • Writing to any staff member using the Inmate Request Form or Inmate Grievance process.
  • Calling the PREA Hotline (toll free) at the phone number listed by all inmate phones in the jail.
  • Calling confidentially to SafePlace (toll free) at 512-267-SAFE (7233).

Anyone outside the jail (family, friends, acquaintances) may report on behalf of any inmate by:

Travis County Correctional Complex Final PREA Audit Report

Travis County Jail Final PREA Audit Report

2016 PREA Annual Report

2015 PREA Annual Report 

2014 PREA Annual Report 

 

 

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