PREA

PROTOCOL TO REPORT SUSPECTED ABUSE OR NEGLECT

To report any suspected abuse or neglect, call the DFPS Hotline at 1-800-252-5400. Any criminal investigations of alleged sexual abuse occurring at Pegasus Schools, Inc. will be investigated by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department, which can be contacted at (512) 398-6777. Pegasus adheres to the following PREA zero tolerance policy:

PEGASUS SCHOOLS, INC. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY

Pegasus Schools, Inc. promotes a safe environment for residents to live in to receive treatment and therapy for their presenting behaviors and/or charges. Pegasus Schools, Inc. has a zero tolerance policy in regards to any type of sexual abuse, harassment, or misconduct, and will react accordingly if any issues of this type of behavior are brought to our attention. Although we do have a grievance policy at Pegasus which residents can utilize to address issues such as this, there are also posters posted throughout the facility with a phone number on it that they can call in order to report any instances of sexual abuse, harassment, or misconduct. Pegasus Schools, Inc. will take immediate action in the event that someone has violated this zero tolerance policy in any capacity.

Under the guidelines of Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, Pegasus Schools, Inc. is required to post data in regards to sexual contact that occurs within our facility. The aggregate numbers for 2015-2017 are referenced below.

Pegasus Schools, Inc. received its PREA compliance letter and certification on September 1, 2016. If you would like to request a copy of the final audit letter, please send an email to keith.bradbury@pegasusschool.net to receive a PDF copy of the final audit letter findings and results.

Pegasus 2018 PREA results

 

Pegasus Schools, Inc. Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment Aggregate Data
Founded/Substantiated Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0  0  0
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0  2  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  0
Inconclusive/Unsubstantiated Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0  0  2
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 1  1  7  2
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  3
Unfounded Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0  0  0
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  4  0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0  0  0