Jennifer Gaffney, Director
21 Needham Street
Norfolk, MA 02056
Phone (508) 541-5301

Jennifer.Gaffney@state.ma.us

The Massachusetts Department of Correction has zero tolerance toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment and is committed to preventing, detecting, and responding to such conduct.  The Department shall embrace the standards set forth by the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and the American Correction Association for all state correctional jurisdictions.

Sexually Abusive Behavior Prevention and Intervention Policy pdf format of 519.pdf

The following facilities are scheduled to be audited by the the following Department of Justice certified PREA auditor:

There are no current facilities scheduled to be audited as the Department of Correction is currently fully compliant.  As of May 13, 2016 all eligible facilities were successfully audited by a Department of Justice Certified PREA auditor. 

Massachusetts Department of Correction - Annual PREA Report - 2015 pdf format of Massachusetts Department of Correction - Annual PREA...

Massachusetts Department of Correction - Annual PREA Report - 2014  pdf format of Mass. Dept. of Correction - Annual PREA Report - 2014
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Massachusetts Department of Correction - Annual PREA Report - 2013  pdf format of Massachusetts Department of Correction - Annual PREA...
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Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards  pdf format of Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards
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Breaking the Silence of Abuse - Male (Span) 6_14  pdf format of Breaking the Silence of Abuse - Male (Span) 6_14
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Break the Silence of Abuse - Male  pdf format of Break the Silence of Abuse - Male
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Family Info Poster (Span) 6_14  pdf format of Family Info Poster (Span) 6_14
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Family Info Poster  pdf format of Family Info Poster
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PREA Statistics Poster (Span) 6_14  pdf format of PREA Statistics Poster (Span) 6_14
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PREA Statistics Poster  pdf format of PREA Statistics Poster
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Sexual Assault Brochure (Eng)  pdf format of Sexual Assault Brochure (Eng
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Sexual Assault Brochure (Sp)  pdf format of Sexual Assault Brochure (Sp)
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