The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) prohibits and seeks to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual misconducts in correctional institutions. Sexual abuse encompasses (1) inmate-on-inmate sexual abuse, (2) inmate-on-inmate sexual harassment, (3) staff-on-inmate sexual abuse, and (4) staff-on-inmate sexual harassment.
The San Leandro Police Department has a zero tolerance policy toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment (28 CFR 115.111).
Inmates experiencing sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment within this facility should immediately report the behavior to any San Leandro Police Department employee or third party, such as a friend or family member, attorney, or advocate, who may make the report on their behalf.
To make a report:
1. Come to the San Leandro Police Department, located at 901 E. 14th Street, and ask to speak to a Watch Commander
2. Call the San Leandro Police Department at 510 577-2740, press 1, and ask to speak to a Watch Commander
3. Mail a Citizen Comment Form to the San Leandro Police Depatment, attention Professional Standards Unit at 901 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
4. Alternatively, inmates may report an incident to Highland Hospital Sexual Assault Hotline, by calling 510 534-9290 or 510 534-9291, available 24 hours