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El Paso County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
El Paso County 
Report Date
Jackie Benningfield 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
Attorneys representing victims of jailer and police misconduct report that two (2)  jailers from the jail in El Paso, Texas, were arrested in connection with the custodial death of prisoner Roberto Gallegos. The 58-year-old man died while in isolation on September 16, 2017. Gallegos had health problems and was supposed to be checked every 30 minutes. Read more here.
Violation Types
  • Death in Custody -
  • o Exceeded the required 30 minute visual face-to-face observations in areas where inmates known to be assaultive -
  • or mentally ill -
  • potentially suicidal -
  • Procedural failures for medications -

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