TITLE

Jail Overflow

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/9/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32377, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the overcrowding of jails in Harris County, Texas. The state Commission on Jail Standards has ordered Harris County sheriff Tommy Thomas to remove 500 prisoners from the country's jail system. The article reports on the efforts to relieve overcrowded jail conditions and to allow time to hire additional staff.
ACCESSION #
20809360

 

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