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Collin County investigated for firing gay jailer

Sep 1st, 2016

Welcome to the Collin County Jail, where it’s acceptable to harrass and threaten a person on your staff because they are gay. This great story by John Wright from the Texas Observer examines what happens when the command staff of a jail is fine with discrimination and intimidation and hatred. Officer Derek Boyd describes how officials in the sheriff’s department “threatened and interrogated him, outed him to his colleagues, prohibited him from speaking publicly about the matter, and forced him to undergo a polygraph test, which he passed. Other detention officers even refused to respond to Boyd’s radio calls, jeopardizing his safety.” Boyd says , “I got things like, I don’t belong here, God has a special place for me in hell.”

You Will Get a DWI Charge in Collin County, Even if You Pass The Breath Test

Apr 15th, 2012

by Jeremy F. Rosenthal, Collin County Criminal Defense Attorney in his Collin County Blog, June 10, 2010   Texas Penal Code Section 49.01(2) defines intoxication as “(A) not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of