U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Clinical Indicators of Sexual Violence in Custody (CISVC)

Latest Data Available
Collection Period
The CISVC is part of the Bureau Justice Statistics' National Prison Rape Statistics Program which gathers mandated data on the incidence prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities, under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108- 79). The CISVC is a passive surveillance system in which medical staff complete an incident form for each inmate exhibiting symptoms or injuries consistent with sexual violence.

Date Created: July 7, 2009