Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Feds inspecting Harris County Jail this week

The US Justice Department is inspecting the Harris County Jail this week in response to several high-profile inmate deaths and chronic overcrowding. See related MSM coverage:
The article on overtime costs includes a graphic breaking down the largest sources of overtime costs - the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff, which together accounted for more than half of all government overtime expenses by Harris County agencies.

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