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Calls for training, better cell checks follow Harris County Jail suicides

Family members display a photo of Alex Guzman

Diana Claitor, director of the Texas Jail Project, which advocates for inmates, said both city and county jailers need better pay and training, especially for performing intake screenings. "If there's better pay and more training with (a) focus on caring for inmates, we'd have more officers who were more concerned and more careful," she said.

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Barned-Smith S. 12/01/2015 Calls for training, better cell checks follow Harris County Jail suicidesThe Houston Chronicle.

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