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Hockley County

Hockley Jail Fails Inspection In Many Ways

Aug 3rd, 2010

The Hockley County Jail did not meet state jail standards, according to an annual inspection report conducted last month.The Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspected the jail July 13 and 14 and found six areas of non-compliance.

Double Standard in Hockley Jail

Apr 5th, 2009

A sister of a man in the Hockley County Jail wrote to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards complaining about mistreatment of her brother. At the end of her statement, she made a good point about the staff that applies to many other correctional officers: “They want the inmates to go by rules but I think they should go by their own rules also.”