HEARING OF THE REVIEW PANEL ON PRISON RAPE
WASHINGTON – The Review Panel on Prison Rape will hold a hearing in Washington, D.C. September 10-11, 2008. The hearings will be based on the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) recent report, Sexual Victimization in Local Jails Reported by Inmates, 2007. The purpose of the hearings is to assist BJS in identifying common characteristics of victims and perpetrators of rape in county jails with the highest and lowest incidence of rape. Representatives from the Northwest Ohio Regional Correctional Center, an identified facility with a low prevalence of sexual victimization, will testify on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. EDT. Representatives from Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, a facility determined to have a high prevalence of sexual victimization, will testify on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. EDT. The link to the Federal Register notice is: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-19125.pdf.
|WHO:||Review Panel on Prison Rape; Representatives from jail facilities with low and high reported incidence of sexual victimization.|
|WHAT:||Hearings on Northwest Ohio Regional Correctional Center and Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.|
|WHEN:||WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EDT for Northwest Ohio Regional Correctional Center
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2008; 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EDT for Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
|WHERE:||Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs
Main Conference Room
810 7th Street, N.W.