Brandon Wood, director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, said that administrative rules set out by his office require each jail to "have an approved mental health and suicide prevention plan," which includes a mental history check on each person admitted to the jail.
What does TCJS stand for?
TCJS stands for Texas Commission on Jail Standards (est. 1975; Texas)
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Crump, executive director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, a state regulatory agency.
In the last five years, sheriffs in about 140 counties reported nearly 270 escape incidents, according to records obtained from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards under the state's open records laws.
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards, with its 19 employees and an annual budget of about $1 million, inspects every county lockup in the state each year, determining whether staff members and officials are complying with rules meant to keep the facilities safe and to keep counties out of court for violating inmates' rights.
In letters responding to nearly all the complaints, Adan Munoz, the commission's executive director, wrote, "The Texas Commission on Jail Standards does not question the professional opinion of medical personnel.
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards, which regulates county lockups across the state, is charged with ensuring that the facilities meet basic life and structural safety standards.
To read more, click here: utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed By Brandi Grissom A judge in Nueces County today dismissed a criminal indictment against Texas Commission on Jail Standards Executive Director Adan Munoz.
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards presides over county jails.