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Carson County

Carson County Jail Costs County

Feb 4th, 2010

As rural jails in the Texas Panhandle – many of them were built in the 1950s – age, county officials are facing problems jail designers half a century ago never dreamed of. Among those challenges are overcrowding, safety concerns and a state jail standards commission that didn’t exist when the jails were built . . . .

Carson County Jail Fails Inspection

Jan 2nd, 2010

The Carson County jail failed a recent state inspection, and county officials have been given 30 days to correct a list of problems. Adan Munoz, executive director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, said when the jail was inspected Oct. 29, a state official found it wasn’t in compliance with several minimum state standards.