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Falls County Jail Death

Oct 9th, 2011 | By

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 4:35 PM EST</em> by Brandon Hartman FALLS COUNTY –   The State Jail Standards Commission is now asking for all records in connection to a 32-year old found dead in a Falls County Detention Center jail cell at 3:48 a.m. Tuesday morning. Falls County EMS service was notified and responded to the



Jail Commission Reports on Complaints from 2009

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

By Melinda Hieber, Complaints Investigator, in the newsletter of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. (Be aware that the article is aimed at jail administrators and sheriffs, not the general public.) Fiscal year 2010 is coming to a close. However, I wanted to share with you our final numbers from FY 2009. I hope that



Jail Standards Report on Inmates’ Complaints

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

By: Melinda Hieber, Complaints Investigator, Texas Commission on Jail Standards Fiscal year 2010 is coming to a close. However, I wanted to share with you our final numbers from FY 2009. I hope that this will shed some light on the numbers and types of complaints that we deal with on a daily basis. Not



Protesters Slam Taylor County Jail at Rally

Oct 16th, 2008 | By

by Jerry Daniel Reed, ReporterNews.com Leaders of the Texas Jail Project on Tuesday delivered a harsh indictment of the Taylor County Jail, including a mock “Texas Hellhole Award.” The organization announced the designation at a news conference and rally at the war memorial north of the Taylor County Courthouse that attracted roughly two dozen people.