Skip to Content

Kleberg County Non-Compliant Jail Report

Jail Name
Kleberg County 
Report Date
10/15/2019 
Number of days
112 
Inspector
Jennifer Shumake 
Original Report
Download Non-Compliant Report
Notes and Summary
  • After reviewing classification documentation, it was determined that the intake officers are not conducting the initial classification prior to housing as required by minimum jail standards.
  • After reviewing the Screening Form for Suicide and Medical/Mental/Developmental Impairments, it was
    determined that the intake officers are not consistently identifying inmates known to be mentally disabled and/potentially suicidal as required by the code of criminal procedure article 16.22. It was also
    determined that the magistrates are not being notified within 12 hours are required.
  • After reviewing observation logs, it was determined that floor officers are not conducting face-to-face observations at least every 30 minutes in areas where inmates are known to be assaultive, potentially
    suicidal, mentally ill, or who have demonstrated bizarre behavior are confined as required by minimum jail standards. Welfare checks exceeded the 30 minute requirement by 3 minutes up to 52 minutes.
  • After conducting the walk-through of the jail, it was determined that the jail staff is not maintaining an acceptable level of cleanliness throughout the facility.
  • After conducting inmate interviews and reviewing grievance documentation, it was determined that the officers are not consistently providing a 15 day interim response or a full response within 60 days as required by minimum jail standards.
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
  • Sanitation
  • Supervision Of Inmates

Kleberg County Non-compliant Jail Reports


Translate »
Back to top