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Hale County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Hale County 
Report Date
01/04/2021 
Inspector
Jason Jouett 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • During the previous nine months, jail staff have been notifying the Magistrate of inmates with possible mental health indicators on a weekly basis. Notifications to the magistrate were las late as 4-5 days after booking. 
  • Jail staff failed to complete the Screening form for Suicide and Medical/Mental/Developmental Impairments in its entirety on multiple incarcerated people.
  • Restraint chair logs indicated jail staff exceeded the required 15 minute observation checks on multiple occasions.
Violation Types
  • exceeded 15 minute observation of inmates in restraints -
  • jailers are not completing the suicide screening form -
  • Jailers are not notifying the magistrate within 12 hours as required by CCP16.22 -

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