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Jefferson County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Jefferson County 
Report Date
Wendy Wisneski 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
According to a North Texas law firm, the individual who died in custody was not included in the report. More likely than not, this special investigation was related to the custodial death of a 38-year-old man in the Beaumont correctional facility. The inmate was discovered on the floor and in distress about 12 hours after being jailed. He died at approximately 3:40 p.m. on August 7, 2017. TJP's Policy Fellow, Kevin Garrett, has identified this as at least two Jefferson County deaths in a two-year span.  Read about the most recent death in custody here.
Violation Types
  • ● Lack of face-to-face observation as required by the Jail Commission Standards -
  • ● Lack of screening as required by 16.22CCP -
  • ● The magistrate was not notified in accordance with CCP 16.22 ● Failed to make Continuity of Care Query (CCQ) -

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