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Video Monitoring of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Investigations and Cross Gender Transports & Searches

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $6,947)

With OJJDP funds, the Maine Dept. of Corections/Division of Juvenile Services will: equip up to 10 Correctional Supervisors and or Transport Officers statewide with lapel cameras; initiate a process requiring all Prison Rape Elimination Act investigations to be recorded; to keep an electronic audio/video record of all PREA investigations; to keep an electronic audio/video record of cross gender transports and searches; provide training/technical assistance to expedite adoption of camera usage; and, draft new policies to include lapel camera usage and support.


Date Created: September 21, 2014