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Jefferson (Special) Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Jefferson (Special) 
Report Date
04/08/2020 
Inspector
Wendy Wisneski 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
Years after Sandra Bland, some jails continue to fail mandated safeguards. This inspection reveals that Jefferson County failed the 30 minute welfare checks. The jail's negligence resulted in another suicide. Read more here: https://kfdm.com/news/local/death-of-inmate-at-jefferson-county-jail-under-investigation
Violation Types
  • Death in Custody -
  • Exceeded the required 30 minute visual face-to-face observations -

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