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Bosque County Non-Compliant Jail Report

Jail Name
Bosque County 
Report Date
02/14/2018 
Inspector
Jackie Benningfield 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • Upon entry into the facility, the door that goes from the jail to the kitchen was not secured. The door to the controls for the doors and intercoms was not secured.
  • The temperature levels in F6 and F7 were not maintained between 65 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit as required. The temperature in Cell F6 was 62 degrees and the temperature in Cell F7 was 54 degrees.
  • On the day of inspection, this inspector was unable to verify that the jail staff received training for emergency situations and the use of the SCBA in accordance minimum jail standards.
  • On the day of inspection, this inspector was unable to verify that that the fire prevention inspections were conducted quarterly in accordance
    minimum jail standards.
  • On the day of inspection, this inspector was unable to verify that that the emergency power equipment was tested in accordance minimum jail standards.
  • After a review of a random selection of 4 files, it was determined that not all inmates are being classified prior to housing.
  • After a review of a random selection of 4 files, it was determined that not all inmates are being reassessed within 30 days and/or reassessed within 30-90 days thereafter.
  • On the day of inspection, there was no documentation available to verify that jailers received suicide prevention training in accordance with the facilities approved operational plan.
  • After a review of inmate medical files, it was determined that the
    magistrate is not being notified in accordance with the screening form and Article 16.22 of the CCP. There was no documentation to verify that the magistrate was notified as well.
  • After a review of inmate medical files, it was determined that medical
    personnel are not being notified in accordance with the screening form as required. One inmate indicated a history of strokes and heart attacks yet no medical personnel were ever notified.
  • Cell 87, the shower is inoperable.
    Female dayroom – No cold water in the lavatory.
    F6-There is not a sufficient supply of hot water in the lavatory.
    F5- There is not a drain cover in the shower.
    C Dayroom
    Inner door does not operate remotely.
    There is no cold water in the lavatory.
    Intercom is inoperable.
    C7-There is no cold water in the lavatory.
    C5-The shower is inoperable.
    C4-There is no cold water in the lavatory.
    C3-There is no hot water in the lavatory.
    Dayroom A-There is no hot water in the lavatory.
    C12- There is wiring that goes from the shower to the intercom which is a safety hazard. Recreation yard doors-The doors do not operate as designed. The outer door continuously cycles when the inner door is secured. Once the inner door is opened by utilizing a key, the outer door stops cycling. The toilet unit for the recreation yard is totally inoperable.
Violation Types
  • Classification And Separation Of Inmates - Chapter 271: Classification and Separation of Inmates
  • Health Services - Chapter 273: Health Services
  • Life Safety Rules
  • New Construction Rules
  • Sanitation
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