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Edwards County Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Edwards County 
Report Date
Martin P. Arnold 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
  • On several months the facility was over capacity. It was determined that jail administration was including the number of people housed at other agencies.
  • Quarterly fire prevention checklists had not been completed this year.
  • Facility could not produce a VRSS (Veterans Reentry Search Service) log. No verifications have been completed in the last 12 months. 
  • Facility did not have an ADA compliance evaluation on file.
  • Multiple drain covers were missing; three cells were marked as out of order; two cells were being used for storage; one cell was in need of plumbing repairs
  • Commissary audit was not submitted annually by the county auditor as required.
Violation Types
  • ada -
  • commissary audit not completed -
  • over capacity -
  • past due fire prevention plan -
  • plumbing issues -
  • ● Veterans - not reporting inmates through the VRSS system or maintaining a VRSS log as required -

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