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Jefferson County Non-Compliant Jail Report

Jail Name
Jefferson County 
Report Date
Number of days
William T.Phariss 
Original Report
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Notes and Summary
  • During the walkthrough, it was determined that the smoke removal system in P Dorm and the Laundry Room were not automatically engaging as designed when alerted by the fire control panel.
  • During the walkthrough, it was observed that two fire panels (M Dorm and Visitation) and a few fire extinguishers were red tagged throughout the facility.
  • It was determined that inmates housed in single cells for administrative separation are not always being provided access to a day room for at least one hour each day on the days that recreation is being offered.
  • During a review of restraint logs, it was determined that documented 15 minute observations were exceeded from 1 minute up to 105 minutes.
  • During a review of inmate files, it was determined that jail staff are not obtaining a written acknowledgment that the rules have been explained on any of the current files.
Violation Types
  • Classification And Separation Of Inmates - Chapter 271: Classification and Separation of Inmates
  • Discipline And Grievances - Chapter 283: Discipline and Grievances
  • Health Services - Chapter 273: Health Services
  • Life Safety Rules

Jefferson County Non-compliant Jail Reports

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