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Howard County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Howard County 
Report Date
10/07/2021 
Inspector
Jason Jouett 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • Fire inspection was 34 days overdue
  • Restraint chair documentation revealed staff failed the required 15-minute observation checks on multiple occasions
  • Living areas for incarcerated people were unsanitary with excessive property, contraband, and graffiti on walls
  • Health department inspection was 4 months overdue
  • Maintenance was in failing working order
    • Broken showers
    • Low water pressure
    • Sinks not working
    • Accessible shower broken
    • Lights out
    • Hot water out
Violation Types
  • exceeded 15 minute observation of inmates in restraints -
  • fire inspection -
  • living areas soiled -
  • Past due health inspection -
  • Preventative maintenance - no hot water -

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