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Senate Bill 6 may be contributing to a record number of deaths at Harris County Jail

November 10, 2022

"Under SB 6, wealth-based detention is further entrenched," said Krishnaveni Gundu, the executive director of the Texas Jail Project. "If you don't have the money, you can't buy your freedom. If you don't have a way to buy your freedom, you can't get out."

Topics:   Custody Death, Jail Conditions, Overcrowding, Pretrial Policy

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Lucio Vasquez for Houston Public Media

Featuring Texas Jail Project community member Deborah, and TJP Executive Director Krish Gundu.

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