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VA Prison First to Comply with Rape Elimination Act - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

VA Prison First to Comply with Rape Elimination Act

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The Virginia Department of Corrections is now ahead of the curve in ensuring its prisoners' safety. The department is the first in the country to have an adult prison facility fully comply with the standards of the Prison Rape Elimination Act. 

Deerfield Correctional Center in Capron, Virginia was the first to be fully approved in April. Since then, five other facilities have been certified.

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