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5 Jan 2011, 10:54 am by Gritsforbreakfast
As of December 1, Bexar housed 544 pretrial misdemeanants, compared to 461 in Harris (Houston) and 168 in Dallas. [read post]
28 Mar 2014, 12:47 pm by Michelle O'Neil
  The Hunt County judge held her in civil contempt and ordered her to jail until she paid the $40,000. [read post]
13 Jun 2007, 9:53 am
Clearly, it takes much more than building prisons to keep our county safe. [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 5:27 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is seeking yet another variance from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to house extra prisoners in the county jail, even though the county and local PDs have failed to implement jail diversion programs that could prevent overcrowding. [read post]
25 Mar 2015, 11:19 am by Michael Lowe
Dallas County Audit There was also an audit by the Dallas County Auditor last fall that resulted in the conclusion that there lots of expenditures out of the Dallas County Forfeiture Fund which were “unclear” if they were done for law enforcement reasons. [read post]
15 Aug 2008, 11:25 am
Dallas County's DIVERT Court - one of the oldest drug courts in Texas led by Judge John Creuzot- was the subject of a flattering feature on NPR this morning by Wade Goodwyn that's well worth a listen. [read post]
31 Aug 2016, 3:53 am by Michael Lowe
For the least of these charges, misdemeanor assault, you can face a maximum fine of $4000 and up to one year in the county jail. [read post]
8 May 2013, 10:49 am by Michael Lowe
 Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins Currently the head prosecutor for the Dallas area, Craig Watkins has been running the Office of the District Attorney for Dallas County in the State of Texas since 2006. [read post]
13 Apr 2010, 4:42 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Dallas County is experimenting with outpatient competency restoration for some mentally ill people charged with misdemeanors, rather than hold them all in the county jail until space opens up at the state hospital. [read post]
15 Mar 2023, 6:25 am by Thomas J. Crane
The Dallas County Jail routinely assigned the female detention officers to work the weekend shifts. [read post]
5 Jan 2010, 11:53 am by Gritsforbreakfast
See related Grits posts: Dallas County to settle lawsuit with whistleblower from fake drug case Dallas fake-drug informant shows how 'cooperation' benefits can promote crime First officer from Dallas fake drug scandal heads to prison Conviction upheld for only cop prosecuted in Dallas fake drug scandal Dallas fake drug case shows why many distrust informants Dallas PD 'snitch' reforms… [read post]
12 Mar 2019, 12:52 pm by [email protected]
When damage to the vehicles is under $200, the punishment may be reduced to a Class B misdemeanor with a sentence of up to 6 months in county jail. [read post]
12 Mar 2019, 12:52 pm by [email protected]
When damage to the vehicles is under $200, the punishment may be reduced to a Class B misdemeanor with a sentence of up to 6 months in county jail. [read post]
19 Sep 2008, 8:58 pm
The individual is the 19th person released since Dallas County started reviewing cases, and has been in jail for 26 years. [read post]
23 Aug 2010, 10:54 am by Michael Rothfeld
A new “alternative sentencing program” in Dallas County allows some low-level offenders to serve their sentences at home, and go to work, strapped with an ankle bracelet to monitor their whereabouts by satellite. [read post]
4 Jul 2013, 6:32 am by Gritsforbreakfast
BTW, it had been too long since I checked in at the Texas Jail Project website, which has lots of interesting stuff up. check it out.Women's theater troupe from Travis jail schedules public performancesSpeaking of women in jail, folks in the Austin area may be interested in the first-ever public performance by Conspire Theatre (July 12-14), a women's theater workshop run by volunteers out of the Travis County jail. [read post]
20 Aug 2013, 4:56 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
That the department still uses the property room as punishment instead of staffing it with committed professionals indicates the agency has not learned all the lessons it should from Dallas-area innocence cases.MORE: From the Dallas News (Aug. 20):Dallas Police Chief David Brown fired five police officers Tuesday, including two former family violence detectives who failed to work hundreds of cases.One of the fired officers, Bryan Burgess, was booked into Dallas… [read post]
3 Feb 2016, 12:59 pm by Michael Lowe
Dallas Jailer Kicks Inmate in Stomach: Caught on Body Cam Last summer, Dallas County Jail Guard Dee Hart was fired after serving five years on the job with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department. [read post]