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Stonewall County Non-Compliant Jail Report

Jail Name
Stonewall County 
Report Date
Number of days
Original Report
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Notes and Summary

This follows two re-inspections for a non-compliant report filed on Nov 9, 2022. Stonewall County Sheriff Bill Mullen and Judge Ronnie Moorehead declined to attend two meetings to give updates on the status of their non-compliance.

On Nov 2, 2023, TCJS voted to issue a Remedial Order to CLOSE the Stonewall County Jail and have them operate as a lockup.

Notes from original non-compliant report in 2022:

  • Jail staff are not filling out the 16.22 Screening Form for Suicide and Medical/Mental/Developmental Disabilities in its entirety.
  • Jail staff failed to notify the magistrate within 12 hours when warranted by a positive return on the CCQ and/or Screening Form for Suicide and Medical/Mental/Developmental Disabilities.
  • During the review of inmate files, three of the four files were found to contain medical paperwork that should be maintained in a separate medical record.
  • Stonewall County Jail failed to notify TCJS within 24 hours of an escape from the facility that occurred on November 8, 2022.
  • Staff who do not have a food handler license are supervising the preparation of food.
  • Documentation failed to show that people are allowed one hour of supervised recreation at least three days per week.
  • Jail staff were unable to properly respond to a conducted fire drill.
    • Jail staff were unable to utilize the facility SCBA [Self Contained Breathing Apparatus] and said they have never been shown how to.
Violation Types
  • Admission - Chapter 265: Admission
  • Classification And Separation Of Inmates - Chapter 271: Classification and Separation of Inmates
  • Food Service - Chapter 281: Food Service
  • Life Safety Rules
  • Records And Procedures
  • Recreation And Exercise

Stonewall County Non-compliant Jail Reports

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