Texas jail staffing requirements

The county has hired about half of 200 new jail guard positions that were recently approved, in an attempt to meet the state’s minimum staffing requirement of one guard for every 48 inmates.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-jailinspect_05met.ART.North.Edition1.4446874.html

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