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Hardin County Non-Compliant Jail Report

Jail Name
Hardin County 
Report Date
04/23/2019 
Inspector
William T.Phariss 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • During a review of staffing rosters, it was determined that the facility is not meeting the 1:48 officer to inmate ratio at all times as required by minimum jail standards.
  • During a walkthrough of the facility, this inspector observed areas requiring
    maintenance. The following areas were identified:
    Detox 1 – Sink button covers missing
    N – Large bolt protruding from shower panel; shower needing cleaning
    M – Shower needing cleaning
    Q – Mirrors missing, sink #1 no cold water, sink #2 no hot water, both sinks missing button covers
    P – Sink #1 has a slow drain, sink #2 low water pressure on hot water
    H – Low water pressure on the shower, empty electrical box missing plate cover
    X – No hot water in the sink
    FF – Uncovered electrical outlet with exposed wiring, toilet leaking at base
    W – Entire shower panel loose & being held in my two screws
    302 – Toilet not working
  • During a review of inmate grievances, it was determined that jail staff are not providing a 15 day interim response on every grievance as required by minimum jail standards.
  • While reviewing inmate recreation logs, it was determined that staff are not offering recreation for one (1) hour at least three (3) days a week as required by minimum jail standards.
Violation Types
  • Discipline And Grievances - Chapter 283: Discipline and Grievances
  • Recreation And Exercise
  • Sanitation
  • Supervision Of Inmates
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