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Yoakum County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Yoakum County 
Report Date
12/07/2021 
Inspector
 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • Quarterly fire safety training was not completed for 1 jailer, and 4 other jailers had not received training during one or two quarters of the year
  • Generator testing was not documented during the majority of the year. All fire extinguisher inspections expired November 30, 2021
  • Staff exceeded the 30 minute face to face observation checks from anywhere between 1 and 10 minutes in holding and detox cells
  • Staff exceeded the 60 minute face to face observations from anywhere between 1 and 12 minutes
  • Kitchen area was found to be dirty without food observed to be dried to appliances, as well as around the floor and the food tray carrier/cart. In the laundry, the dryer was found to have a large amount of lint in the trap. Cell. #104 was found to have a large amount of black substance (mold) on the shower walls
  • Multiple plumbing issues: low water pressure, no hot water, violations of American Disabilities Act
Violation Types
  • 30 minute observations in holding and detox cells. -
  • ada -
  • exceeded regular 60 minute face-to-face observations -
  • fire training -
  • generator not tested -
  • Jailers not receiving training -
  • plumbing issues -
  • Preventative maintenance - no hot water -
  • Unsanitary facility -

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