Prison Rape Elimination Act


The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed by Congress on September 4, 2003.  

PREA supports the prevention, reduction and elimination of sexual violence in all US penal facilities 

There are 9 Purposes established under PREA:

How do prea investigations work?

The Wyoming Department of Corrections (DOC) has zero tolerance towards any form of sexual abuse or harassment in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). All allegations naming as victims any inmate under the jurisdiction of the WDOC in an institutional setting or the community are thoroughly investigated.

resources and hotlines

Third Party Reporting


You may report on behalf of an inmate for PREA related incidents on this number.

PREA Hotline

WDOC inmates who are victims of, or witnesses to, inappropriate sexual misconduct, assaults, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, or criminal activity are provided access to a confidential telephone hotline system to report against inmates or staff.  Information on how to access the inmate hotline is posted throughout all WDOC facilities. 

Persons outside WDOC facilities may also file a report by calling 1-877-966-4276. 

prea reports and audits

auditor summary reports

(Each facility is audited every three years.  Audit years are staggered by facility.)



2016 2019 2022


2014 2017 2020 2023


2016 2019 2022


2015 2018 2021 2024


2014 2017 2020 2023

Adult Community Corrections

Casper Re-Entry Center

2014 2017 2021

Gillette Volunteers of America

2016 2019 2022

Cheyenne Transitional Center

2015 2018 2021

Please refer PREA related questions to:

Ebonnie Bannon

PREA Coordinator / Victim Notification Program Supervisor

Wyoming Department of Corrections

Phone: 307.777.5822