New Texas Rules Mean Changing Social Media Policies for Offenders

Social media empires like Facebook and Instragram have built an entire world of communities and sub-communities catered to specific interests and social groups. With nearly 2 billion users on Facebook, it would be the most populous nation on earth were it a sovereign state. Municipalities, states, and […]

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Texas Breaks its “Tough-on-Crime” Reputation: Crime Rates Fall, Prisons Close

Texas has a long-standing reputation for being tough on crime. The state is known for locking inmates away and throwing away the key, but the state began a recent path toward an emphasis on rehabilitation amid a budget crisis caused by bourgeoning inmate populations and ever-filling […]

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Victoria County Sheriff’s Stand on Presumption of Innocence

On August 11, 2016, the Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O’Connor, released an official statement not to publicly disclose jail mug shots until convicted or after deferred adjudication. This act is to protect inmates from public judgement prior to the verdict of their individual cases, which is […]

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Better Welfare for Inmates of Bexar County Jail

Seven years ago, the life situation of The Bexar County Jail inmates, as well as the staff and jail guards, was unimaginable and a misery. According to statistics, the county jail was overloaded by nearly 200 prisoners, which brought about interconnected scandals and issues, and shame for the […]

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