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16 Jan 2008, 10:39 pm
Nobody expects the Dallas jail to 100% pass its inspection this week by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, but if they've really solved their short-term understaffing crisis it will be a big accomplishment.After many years of non-compliance with state standards, Dallas County has nearly eliminated staffing problems at the jail, the Dallas News reports, but only by spending more than $9 million last year in overtime. [read post]
15 Oct 2014, 2:46 pm by Michael Lowe
Anytime a Dallas police officer arrests someone for having marijuana in his possession, the officer has to spend time going through the steps from initial contact to arrest, and then through the time involved in hauling the arrested person down to the Dallas County Jail and booking. [read post]
14 Sep 2007, 5:32 am
The feds have sued Dallas County over poor health conditions in the jail, reported AP yesterday:Federal prosecutors allege in a lawsuit that inmates at the Dallas County Jail are at risk of harm because of unsafe jail conditions and a lack of proper health care. [read post]
18 Feb 2011, 12:51 pm
These cases are about Dallas County revenue, i.e., fines, court costs and probation fees. [read post]
24 Sep 2007, 1:28 am
The Dallas County Sheriff's Department can't run a jail â€â [read post]
12 May 2020, 8:46 am by Andrea Woods
However, when Ideare was arrested for property theft and booked into the Dallas County Jail on April 6, there was no way to adhere to those precautions. [read post]
10 Sep 2018, 8:53 am by [email protected]
Daves was sent to Dallas County Jail, where a magistrate judge set bail at $500 following a hearing that lasted less than 20 seconds. [read post]
10 Sep 2018, 8:53 am by [email protected]
Daves was sent to Dallas County Jail, where a magistrate judge set bail at $500 following a hearing that lasted less than 20 seconds. [read post]
18 Aug 2010, 7:46 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
If it weren't for its massive, jam-packed jail, Dallas County wouldn't have raised taxes in recent years and wouldn't be making deep budget cuts now.According to Commissioner John Wiley Price, Dallas County "has only raised the tax rate in recent years to pay for jail improvements required by state and federal authorities. [read post]
8 Sep 2008, 7:18 am
According to the Dallas News ("Dallas County likes to keep its fat reserve," Sept. 8): During the height of the budget crisis in May, the county was sitting on $31 million in reserves. [read post]
4 Apr 2007, 7:51 am
LINK The Dallas County Jail failed its annual state inspection for the fourth year in a row, county officials said Tuesday. [read post]
18 Mar 2011, 5:04 am by Gritsforbreakfast
At the Dallas County Jail, inmates who're arrested due to an identity mix-up, even in serious cases, have trouble getting the system to document and rectify the error. [read post]
7 Feb 2007, 6:10 am
As I've reported before, the jail system in Dallas County is a mess. [read post]
4 Apr 2007, 1:36 am
UPDATE: Today we learn that the Texas Commission on Jail Standards says that Dallas County Jail facilities are no better than they were before. [read post]
7 Jun 2007, 11:06 pm
," the Galveston County Commissioners Court entered a new cost cutting contract for jail healthcare with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, even though UTMB's healthcare delivery at the Dallas Jail and Texas prisons has been poor and generated lawsuits. [read post]
20 Feb 2007, 6:47 am
County officials said the changes would not add significant risk to the county or reduce the quality of jail employees. [read post]
22 Mar 2007, 3:12 am
In Dallas County Jail, subscriptions have been banned for going on a year now and Prison Legal News, a 17 [read post]