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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Audit ReportAdult Prisons & Jails InterimDate of ReportFinalMay 5, 2018Auditor InformationName:Dwight L. FondrenEmail:[email protected] Name:Correctional Management and Communication Group LLCMailing Address:6208 NW 78th StreetTelephone:City, State, Zip:816-699-0244Kansas City, Missouri 64151Date of Facility Visit:April 10-12, 2018Agency InformationName of Agency:Governing Authority or Parent Agency (If Applicable):Illinois Department of CorrectionsPhysical Address:1301 ConcordiaClick or tap here to enter text.City, State, Zip:Springfield, Illinois 61794Mailing Address:Telephone:P.O. Box 19277City, State, Zip:(217) 558-2200The Agency Is: MunicipalSpringfield, Illinois 61794Is Agency accredited by any organization? Yes No Military Private for Profit Private not for Profit County State FederalTo serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offenderbehavior, operating successful reentry programs and reducing victimization.Agency Website with PREA Information:www.illinois.gov/idocAgency mission:Agency Chief Executive OfficerName:John BaldwinTitle:Acting ne:(217) 558-2200Agency-Wide PREA CoordinatorName:Ryan .govTelephone:PREA Audit ReportPage 1 of 78Agency PREA Coordinator(217) 558-2200Dixon Correctional Center

PREA Coordinator Reports to:Number of Compliance Managers who report to the PREACoordinator30Agency DirectorFacility InformationName of Facility:Dixon Correctional CenterPhysical Address:2600 N. Brinton Ave., Dixon, IL. 61021Click or tap here to enter text.Mailing Address (if different than above):Telephone Number:(815) 288-5561The Facility Is: Municipal Military Private for profit County State Facility Type: JailPrivate not for profitFederalPrisonTo serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offenderbehavior, operating successful reentry programs and reducing victimization.Facility Mission:Facility Website with PREA dentName:John phone:(816) 288-5561 x 2201Facility PREA Compliance ManagerName:Sonja NicklausTitle:Assistant Warden :(816) 288-5561 x 3140Facility Health Service AdministratorName:Amber AllenTitle:Health care Unit ne:(816) 288-5561Facility CharacteristicsDesignated Facility Capacity:2529Current Population of Facility: 2293Number of inmates admitted to facility during the past 12 months1033Number of inmates admitted to facility during the past 12 months whose length of stay in thefacility was for 30 days or more:Number of inmates admitted to facility during the past 12 months whose length of stay in the facilitywas for 72 hours or more:Number of inmates on date of audit who were admitted to facility prior to August 20, 2012:1033Age Range ofPopulation:Youthful Inmates Under 18:PREA Audit ReportN/AAdults:Page 2 of 78103397818-61 Dixon Correctional Center

Are youthful inmates housed separately from the adult population? Yes No NA0Number of youthful inmates housed at this facility during the past 12 months:59 monthsAverage length of stay or time under supervision:Medium/MaximumFacility security level/inmate custody levels:Number of staff currently employed by the facility who may have contact with inmates:Number of staff hired by the facility during the past 12 months who may have contact with inmates:648 State/114Contractual Staff57Number of contracts in the past 12 months for services with contractors who may have contact withinmates:114Physical PlantNumber of Buildings:86Number of Single Cell Housing Units: 2Number of Multiple Occupancy Cell Housing Units:18Number of Open Bay/Dorm Housing Units:3Number of Segregation Cells (Administrative and Disciplinary:124Description of any video or electronic monitoring technology (including any relevant information about where cameras areplaced, where the control room is, retention of video, etc.):Presently 20 total cameras: 10 in living units, 10 in visiting/gate areaMedicalType of Medical Facility:Forensic sexual assault medical exams are conducted at:28 bed infirmary, 23 ADA cells, optometry, dental, lab,physical therapy, tele-psychiatry on-site clinics, 3 crisisunitsFacility when qualified medical staff available, outsidehospital when not.OtherNumber of volunteers and individual contractors, who may have contact with inmates, currentlyauthorized to enter the facility:Number of investigators the agency currently employs to investigate allegations of sexual abuse:PREA Audit ReportPage 3 of 7856 Volunteers/114Contractors34Dixon Correctional Center

Audit FindingsAudit NarrativeThe auditor’s description of the audit methodology should include a detailed description of the followingprocesses during the pre-onsite audit, onsite audit, and post-audit phases: documents and files reviewed,discussions and types of interviews conducted, number of days spent on-site, observations made during thesite-review, and a detailed description of any follow-up work conducted during the post-audit phase. Thenarrative should describe the techniques the auditor used to sample documentation and select interviewees,and the auditor’s process for the site review.The Dixon Correctional Center (DCC), located in Dixon, Illinois is operated by the Illinois Department ofCorrections (IDOC). The facility’s first PREA audit was conducted in 2016. The current audit wasattained and assigned to the Auditor by Correctional Management and Communications Group, LLClocated in Minneola, Florida.The notification of the on-site audit at Dixon Correctional Center (DCC) was posted on February 27,2018, six weeks prior to the date of the onsite audit. The posting of the notices was verified byphotographs received electronically from the facility’s PREA Compliance Manager. The photographsindicated notices were posted in various locations throughout the facility including the housing andadministrative areas. Approximately 6 to 8 weeks prior to the auditor’s onsite visit to the facility, theauditor worked with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Agency PREA Coordinator and thefacility’s PREA Compliance Manager, in developing and completing the Pre-Audit Questionnaire (PAQ).This document identified the minimum information and supporting documents the facility should submitto the auditor before the onsite audit begins. The DCC PAQ was received on March 13, 2018, andincluded policies, procedures and supporting documentation which was within an adequate timeframefor review. The documents were uploaded to a USB flash drive. The initial review revealed wellorganized documents. Any additional information needed was discussed with the facility PREACompliance Manager and was received within a timely manner or ready for review onsite. Prior to theonsite visit, the auditor utilized the Auditor Compliance Tool. This tool was used during each phase ofthe PREA audit as a guide in making audit compliance determinations for each provision of everystandard, including the evidence collected to assess compliance.The on-site visit was conducted April 10-12, 2018. Upon arrival at the facility, an in-briefing meetingwas held with the Center Supervisor, the facility’s PREA Compliance Manager and the agency’s PREACoordinator to discuss the information contained in the PAQ. Site Review Instructions were revieweddescribing the areas of the facility to be toured, operations and practices to be observed, and questionsthat should be asked of staff and inmates in order to conduct a thorough site review. Additionally,interview protocols to be used by the auditor to interview staff and inmates as part of the audit werediscussed. Required documentation, relevant observations, the interview protocols, and the auditcompliance tool were used to establish evidence of standard compliance. During the tour, the auditornoticed that facility was well maintained and the sanitation level throughout was very good. Whiletouring each housing unit, the auditor observed shower stalls in the housing units, segregation, andmedical with all having shower curtains or barriers for privacy purposes. Staff of the opposite genderwere announcing as we entered the housing unit throughout the day. The auditor viewed the cameralocations from the Assistant Wardens office and observed the camera locations and viewing capabilityto protect inmates against sexual abuse.At the time of this audit, the facility employed 648 State employees and 114 contractual staff. Theinmate population was 2,293 adult males. The IDOC Director, IDOC Contract Administrator and theIDOC PREA Coordinator had been interviewed previously. The administrative staff interviewed includedPREA Audit ReportPage 4 of 78Dixon Correctional Center

the Warden, Assistant Warden of Operations, Assistant Warden Programs (PREA Coordinator),Psychology Administrator and Chief of Security. A total of 39 staff were interviewed; 12 correctionalofficers (from all three 8-hour shifts); three administrative staff; a volunteer, three contract staff and 15specialized and random staff. Forty inmates were interviewed which included four with Limited EnglishProficient, three with Cognitive Disabilities, six inmates who identified as transgender, gay or bisexual;one inmate who reported an allegation of sexual abuse, six inmates on work assignment or educationalprograms assignments and 20 random inmates from the general population. No inmates refused.During this process the auditor did not limit the interview questions to only those included in theprotocols; rather, additional site-specific questions were asked as a starting point for elicitinginformation about the facility’s compliance with the PREA Standards.Responses to the interview questions were part of the auditor’s compliance assessment. Residentinterviews support staff’s compliance with the facility’s prohibition of cross-gender viewing and patsearches. This auditor was provided evidence to ensure compliance to the PREA, as documented inthis report.Facility CharacteristicsThe auditor’s description of the audited facility should include details about the facility type, demographicsand size of the inmate, resident or detainee population, numbers and type of staff positions, configurationand layout of the facility, numbers of housing units, description of housing units including any specialhousing units, a description of programs and services, including food service and recreation. The auditorshould describe how these details are relevant to PREA implementation and compliance.The Dixon Correctional Center is situated on 462 acres of land, just north of the city of Dixon, with 125acres inside the perimeter fence. The facility's sidewalks, signage, parking and other walkway areasare all in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. The Dixon CorrectionalCenter is the largest medium security prison within the Department. It is unique in its diversity, in thatthe facility is divided into specialized areas that include general population inmates, older inmates withspecial needs, inmates with disabilities and an infirmary. The Special Treatment Center (STC) is amedium security center that houses both mentally ill and developmentally disabled inmates. The DixonPsychiatric Unit is a maximum-security unit that serves as the Department's primary psychiatriccorrectional facility. Both the Special Treatment Center and Dixon Psychiatric Unit serve the needs ofinmates with mental and physical disabilities providing programs geared specifically toward a "specialneeds population," as well as a therapeutic environment. Offenders in this setting have the opportunityto participate in treatment and educational programs to assist them in their ability to functionproductively, both within the correctional setting and in their communities upon release.The Dixon Correctional Center has fully staffed medical and mental health departments and offerssexual abuse/harassment victims with medical and mental health services consistent with thecommunity standard of care. The facility also has a Hospice Adult Care Program which was developedin response to the needs of older inmates and inmates with chronic illnesses. The program wasformally established in December 1994. The facility offers medical and mental health evaluation and, asappropriate, treatment to all inmates who have been victimized by sexual abuse in any prison, jail,lockup, or juvenile facility. The evaluation and treatment of such victims includes appropriateevaluation, treatment and follow-up services. The facility would arrange for referrals for continued carefollowing their transfer to, or placement in, other facilities, or their release from custody.The DCC has a design capacity of 2,529 and a current population of 2,293. The average length of stayis approximately 155 days and the inmate ages range from18 to 61. The facility housing areas consistof 18 multiple occupancy cell housing units, two single cell housing units and three open bay/dormitoryhousing units. DCC has a 28-bed infirmary, 23 ADA cells, optometry, dental lab, physical therapy, telePREA Audit ReportPage 5 of 78Dixon Correctional Center

psychiatry on-site clinics, and three crisis units. Presently DCC has 20 total cameras through thefacility. Ten cameras are in living units and 10 are strategically placed in areas to include the visitingand security gate area. Monitors are available in the Main Control Units and can be viewed in theWarden and Assistant Wardens computer consoles.Summary of Audit FindingsThe summary should include the number of standards exceeded, number of standards met, and number ofstandards not met, along with a list of each of the standards in each category. If relevant, provide asummarized description of the corrective action plan, including deficiencies observed, recommendationsmade, actions taken by the agency, relevant timelines, and methods used by the auditor to reassesscompliance.Auditor Note: No standard should be found to be “Not Applicable” or “NA”. A compliance determinationmust be made for each standard.Number of Standards Exceeded:0Click or tap here to enter text.Number of Standards Met:43Click or tap here to enter text.Number of Standards Not Met:0Click or tap here to enter text.Summary of Corrective Action (if any)Type text here PREVENTION PLANNINGStandard 115.11: Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and sexual harassment;PREA coordinatorAll Yes/No Questions Must Be Answered by The Auditor to Complete the Report115.11 (a) Does the agency have a written policy mandating zero tolerance toward all forms of sexualabuse and sexual harassment? Yes NoPREA Audit ReportPage 6 of 78Dixon Correctional Center

Does the written policy outline the agency’s approach to preventing, detecting, and respondingto sexual abuse and sexual harassment? Yes No115.11 (b) Has the agency employed or designated an agency-wide PREA Coordinator? Yes No Is the PREA Coordinator position in the upper-level of the agency hierarchy? Yes No Does the PREA Coordinator have sufficient time and authority to develop, implement, andoversee agency efforts to comply with the PREA standards in all of its facilities? Yes No115.11 (c) If this agency operates more than one facility, has each facility designated a PREA compliancemanager? (N/A if agency operates only one facility.) Yes No NA Does the PREA compliance manager have sufficient time and authority to coordinate thefacility’s efforts to comply with the PREA standards? (N/A if agency operates only one facility.) Yes No NAAuditor Overall Compliance Determination Exceeds Standard (Substantially exceeds requirement of standards) Meets Standard (Substantial compliance; complies in all material ways with thestandard for the relevant review period) Does Not Meet Standard (Requires Corrective Action)Instructions for Overall Compliance Determination NarrativeThe narrative below must include a comprehensive discussion of all the evidence relied upon in making thecompliance or non-compliance determination, the auditor’s analysis and reasoning, and the auditor’sconclusions. This discussion must also include corrective action recommendations where the facility doesnot meet the standard. These recommendations must be included in the Final Report, accompanied byinformation on specific corrective actions taken by the facility.Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) PREA Sexual Abuse and Harassment Prevention and InterventionProgram Manual; Administrative Directive (AD) 04.01.301, Sexual Abuse and Harassment Prevention andIntervention Program and Institution Directive (ID) 04.01.301, Sexual Abuse and Harassment Preventionand Intervention Program meet the mandates of this standard. The Agency's zero tolerance against sexualabuse is clearly established and the policy also outlines the agency's approach to preventing, detecting andresponding to sexual abuse and sexual harassment allegations. In addition to the facility PREA ComplianceManager, there is a designated agency-wide PREA Coordinator to ensure adherence to the PREA. Thefacility PREA Compliance Manager is the Assistant Warden of Programs and reports to the Warden and theAgency PREA Coordinator. Zero Tolerance posters are displayed throughout every area of the institution.PREA Audit ReportPage 7 of 78Dixon Correctional Center

Both institution staff and inmates are provided with a variety of opportunities to become aware of the PREA.Staff receives initial in-service training and annual cycle training, thereafter. Both the Agency PREACoordinator and facility PREA Compliance Manager advised they have sufficient time and authority tocoordinate efforts to comply with PREA standards. The Agency and facility have a zero tolerance for allforms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment.Standard 115.12: Contracting with other entities for the confinement ofinmatesAll Yes/No Questions Must Be Answered by the Auditor to Complete the Report115.12 (a) If this agency is public and it contracts for the confinement of its inmates with private agenciesor other entities including other government agencies, has the agency included the entity’sobligation to comply with the PREA standards in any new contract or contract renewal signed onor after August 20, 2012? (N/A if the agency does not contract with private agencies or otherentities for the confinement of inmates.) Yes No NA115.12 (b) Does any new contract or contract renewal signed on or after August 20, 2012 provide foragency contract monitoring to ensure that the contractor is complying with the PREA standards?(N/A if the agency does not contract with private agencies or other entities for the confinementof inmates OR the response to 115.12(a)-1 is "NO".) Yes No NAAuditor Overall Compliance Determination Exceeds Standard (Substantially exceeds requirement of standards) Meets Standard (Substantial compliance; complies in all material ways with thestandard for the relevant review period) Does Not Meet Standard (Requires Corrective Action)Instructions for Overall Compliance Determination NarrativeThe narrative below must include a comprehensive discussion of all the evidence relied upon in making thecompliance or non-compliance determination, the auditor’s analysis and reasoning, and the auditor’sconclusions. This discussion must also include corrective action recommendations where the facility doesnot meet the standard. These recommendations must be included in the Final Report, accompanied byinformation on specific corrective actions taken by the facility.The agency meets the mandates of this standard. All agency contractual agreements were modified toincorporate the language requiring contractors to adopt and comply with PREA standa