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PREA Statement


Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Policy

It is the Policy of the Henry County Jail to provide a safe, humane and appropriately secure environment, free from the threat of sexual misconduct for all inmates, by maintaining a program of prevention, detection, response, investigation and tracking. The Henry County Jail maintains a zero tolerance for sexual misconduct. Sexual Misconduct among inmates and by staff towards inmates is Strictly Prohibited.

If for some reason the inmate that is incarcerated is not comfortable in reporting a sexual assault / assault that occurred in the Henry County Jail, you may address your complaint in writing to:


Sheriff L. A. Perry
3250 Kings Mountain Rd
Martinsville, VA 24112

If anyone knowingly makes a false allegation of sexual assault, or assault, resulting in an investigation, he or she will be criminally prosecuted and may be held civilly liable.