​​Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Compliance 
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) is a federal law that prohibits and seeks to eliminate sexual abuse and sexual harassment in correctional settings.  The legislation mandated the development of national standards intended to address the detection, prevention, reduction, and prosecution of sexual abuse and sexual assault in all correctional facilities.  The Kane County Sheriff’s Office Adult Corrections Facility is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff and detainees.​

​The Kane County Sheriff’s Office has a zero-tolerance policy with regard to sexual abuse and sexual harassment of inmates, either by staff members or other inmates.  Inmates have the right to be free from sexual abuse, from sexual harassment and from retaliation for reporting such incidents.  Sexual acts or conduct between inmates or between inmates and any staff member, even if consensual are prohibited and are subject to administrative and disciplinary sanctions, as well as possible criminal action.   


How to Report Institutional Sexual Abuse/Staff Sexual Misconduct
If you have information regarding an inmate who has been sexually abused or sexually assaulted while in custody of the Kane County Sheriff's Office, you are encouraged to report it in any of the manners below. 

  • Reports may remain anonymous, but it is critical that as much detail be provided as possible.    
  • The Name(s) and/or locations of person(s) involved.
  • The Names(s) and/or description of any witness(es) to the incident.  
  • A Brief description of the incident(s).  
  • A brief description of where the incident(s) occurred.  
  • The date(s), time, and location of the incident(s).  
  • Your contact phone number and address (optional).

For your convenience, the Kane County Sheriff's Office may be contacted via the following methods.​

Anonymous Online Twenty-Four Hours a Day​

​24-Hours a Day
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​Postal Mail​​
Kane County Sheriff's Office
Attn: PREA Coordinator
37W755 Illinois Route 38
Suite A
St. Charles, IL 60175

  • ​Postal mail may be also addressed to either the Director of Corrections or the Investigations Lieutenant​

Telephone/Fax
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
630-232-6840 / PREA Coordinator

After Hours
630-208-2080 / On-Duty Supervisor

Fax
630-513-6984
Attn:  PREA Coordinator ​

  • Standard Business Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Court Appointed Holidays Excluded

Email
keatypatrick@co.kane.il.us​​

​Walk-In
Kane County Sheriff's Office 
Monday – Friday​
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ​​​​
37W755 Illinois Route 38​
St. Charles, IL 60175
  • ​​Request to speak to the Corrections On-Duty Supervisor
  • Request to speak to a deputy in either the Office of Internal Affairs or the Inv​estigations Division​​