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National Prison Rape Elimination Commission

Description: The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission was a bipartisan commission created by Congress as part of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 15601, et seq. The Commission was charged with studying federal, state and local government policies and practices related to the prevention, detection, response and monitoring of sexual abuse in correction and detention facilities in the United States. Upon its creation, the Commission undertook a comprehensive legal and factual study of the impact of prison sexual assaults on federal, state and local government functions and on the communities and social institutions in which they operate. The Commission presented its final Report and proposed Standards on June 23, 2009. The information and resources on this Web site were compiled between 6/04 and 6/09.
Date: 2009
Creator: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Teacher Folo]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Joe Munoz about Morris Earl Edmond accused of sexual assault as a substitute teacher. It discusses the process for hiring and firing employees based on crime records. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: May 20, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Teacher Arrested]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about reactions by local people, local school administration, and police about Morris Earl Edmond accused of sexual abuse towards children at the school he worked at as a substitute teacher. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: May 19, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Clergy]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about reverend David Donovan accused of not admitting his daughter was sexually abused by a member of his church. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: May 21, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections