Page 7 - 2018 NJDOC Annual Report
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• • • • • • Key Initiatives • • Department of Corrections • • 2018 Year in Review Gender restricted posts posts have have been been completed in in in in full-minimum unit housing areas Additional posts posts have have been been identified for the the next wave of gender restriction in in in in the the maximum compound An all-female EMCF advisory Board of of Trustees comprised of of members representing such areas as as as law medicine and and academia has been re-established to provide expertise and and recommendations on on behalf of the women at at EMCF The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) booklet was designed and and distributed distributed during prison-wide face-to-face meetings with all all of of of the the the offenders offenders at at EMCF EMCF and and is is is is is distributed distributed to to all all EMCF offenders as they enter the the the facility Informational posters outlining the the the numerous ways to report report abuse abuse were posted throughout the the the the the the facility Inmates can report report abuse abuse via the the the the the the newly established PREA liaison staff members the the the the the Office of the the the the the Ombudsman the the the the the Special Investigations Division through through a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a third-party (such as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a family member) a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a dedicated hotline or via an an inmate self-help kiosk system called JPay Several items are now readily available free of charge for specific women’s needs: feminine hygiene products undergarments and pajamas Additional cameras have been installed to increase security and accountability 

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