Brad Harvey is a senior program associate for the National PREA Resource Center (PRC). Prior to joining the PRC, Brad was employed with the Baker County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) in Macclenny, Florida, for a total 25 years, retiring as the Director of ICE Operations for the Baker County Detention Center. Brad also served as the agency’s first PREA coordinator in 2013, serving in that role until his retirement.
As the PREA coordinator, Brad helped to write and revise facility policies in reference to sexual abuse and sexual harassment, developed facility practices associated with prevention, intervention, and response to reports of PREA allegations, constructed and conducted new hire orientation and annual PREA training with security and contract staff (medical and food service providers) and volunteers, and built relationships with community partners to include the local rape crisis center.
Brad oversaw three successful audits conducted at the facility under the DOJ PREA standards as well as one conducted utilizing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) PREA standards. Before retiring from BCSO, Brad was asked to join the Florida Model Jail Standards (FMJS) PREA Advisory Board to help incorporate basic PREA provisions into the Florida state standards for all Florida county jails. Brad is a certified PREA auditor for adult prisons and jails where he has served as both lead and secondary auditor in both types of facilities since his initial certification.
Brad’s pronouns are he/him/his.