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Cameron County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Cameron County  
Report Date
11/13/2019 
Inspector
Jennifer Shumake and William Phariss 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
Cameron Co. Sheriff Omar Lucio blames their latest non-compliance on "different inspectors, some with different levels of experience, as well as changing laws." There is really no excuse for following a rule that has been in place for 25 years! I would like to know how sanitation is related to "different inspectors" or "changing laws." Read more here: https://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/local/county-jails-have-history-of-violations-infractions-date-back-to/article_1f1b8cce-2cfc-11ea-99fd-9744cc315bb0.html *It was observed by the inspectors that the floor jailers are not conducting face-to-face observations as required by minimum jail standards. *it was determined that the administration is not conducting daily sanitation practices
Violation Types
  • jailers are not conducting face-to-face observations as required -
  • recreation not offered to inmates -
  • Unsanitary facility -

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