Substantially enhance the ability of the Commission to successfully oversee jail facilities by adding at least two inspectors to Commission staff, and ehancing oversight of medical and mental health issues in jail facilities – possibly by dedicating one inspector to exclusively oversee mental health and health-related issues in jail facilities.
Thursday, August 07, 2008
Activists offer 'Sunset' recommendations for Commission on Jail Standards
Read recommendations regarding the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to the Sunset Advisory Commission from Bob Libal at Texas Prison Business and from the Texas Jail Project. In particular, I couldn't agree more with this suggestion from Libal: