Prison Rape Elimination Act

 PREA - Prison Rape Elimination Act

Compliance with PREA Standards

It is the mission of the Burlington County Department of Corrections that it shall act to maintain a zero tolerance policy in an effort to prevent, detect, respond, and reduce the sexual abuse and sexual harassment of inmates through inmate orientation, screening, assessment, classification, monitoring, counseling, and investigation of alleged sexual assault pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 15601 et seq. the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.

Warden M. Leith


The Burlington County Detention Center is in full compliance with the requirements, guidelines, and philosophy of the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Our Department strictly enforces a “Zero-Tolerance Policy” toward sexual harassment, sexual abuse, and/ or sexual intimidation of any kind, whether it is verbal or physical.

For further information, please contact the B.C.D.C. PREA Coordinator Captain R. Inman 609-265-5947