Read the preliminary report about Century Regional Detention Facility and prison rape

Aud­it­ors found the Cen­tury Re­gion­al De­ten­tion Fa­cil­ity in Los Angeles County, one of the largest wo­men’s jails in the U.S., is fail­ing on nearly every stand­ard re­quired un­der the Pris­on Rape Elim­in­a­tion Act, a 2003 law that man­dates ba­sic safe­guards to pro­tect in­mates from sexu­al as­sault and sexu­al har­ass­ment.

Sources: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department