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Consistent with the law, the department maintains a zero-tolerance policy regarding excessive/unnecessary force against inmates. If you believe an inmate has been subject to excessive/ unnecessary force while in the department’s custody, contact the Special Investigation Unit by calling (914) 231-1128 or by submitting an online report.

Additionally, in accordance with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, the department maintains a zero-tolerance policy sexual abuse and sexual harassment of inmates. All allegations of potentially criminal sexual behavior are referred for investigation to the Westchester County Department of Public Safety (WCDPS). If you believe an inmate has been subject to sexual abuse while in the department’s custody, contact WCDOC SIU at (914) 231-1128 or by submitting an online report, or notify WCDPS at (914) 864-7850. Aggregate sexual abuse data and PREA annual reports are available for public review by submitting a request to .