Jailers are required to receive training for emergency situations, drill and the location and use of life safety equipment immediately upon employment. A review of the training logs indicated that Jailer Donnie Delacruz was appointed a temporary license on April 4, 2016 and did not receive training until May 18, 2016
On the day of inspection, maintenance could not provide documentation to verify when the court holding cells were last inspected by a certified fire inspector.
On the day of inspection, this inspector requested to see the log to verify that a report
is sent to the Veteran’s Reentry Service System as required by jail standards. The jail
administrator stated that she has not been able to send a report. This inspector
provided her with the information to submit the report manually and made contact with a county to assist her with submitting the reports via the software they are currently using.
Jailers are not receiving suicide prevention training in accordance with the approved
operational plan. The approved operation plan states that jailers will receive training for 3 hours every quarter and the training is not occurring.
Jailers are required to have a temporary license issue by TCOLE prior to working in the jail. After reviewing documentation it was determined that Donnie Dominguez first day of employment was on March 14, 2016 but he did not have a temporary license as required.