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Linn County passes prison rape elimination act standards

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Linn County Correction Center is the first prison in Iowa to obtain full compliance under the Prison Rape Elimination Act.

The PREA is a federal law seeking to detect, prevent, and respond to sexual abuse and harassment incidents in prisons.

An independent auditor looked into Linn County's facility reviewing documents, and conducting interviews.

The auditor found the facility to meet or exceed PREA standards.


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