Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) - §115.54 Third Party Reporting

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) has zero-tolerance for all forms of sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment within Bexar County Adult Detention Bureau facilities. The BCSO will immediately respond to allegations, fully investigate reported alleged incidents, pursue disciplinary action based upon the outcome of the investigations and in accordance with the PREA standards, and refer for prosecution those who perpetrate prohibited conduct.


How to Report Sexual Abuse at The Bexar County Jail

Inmates are encouraged to report all allegations of sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment immediately by:

  • Using an inmate phone to call a confidential hotline (dial 0 then *511) or hotline support services (dial #55) OR
  • Speaking to a staff member, detention supervisor, chaplain, social worker or health care worker

If you have any information regarding an inmate who has been sexually abused in the Bexar County Jail, you may report on behalf of an inmate by filling out and submitting the Online PREA Reporting Form or downloading and filling out the PREA Reporting PDF Form (PDF).