Yet another Justice Department study says the Harris County Jail has a sexual abuse problem. Can Sheriff Garcia fix the problem without admitting it exists?
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One of the contributors to Texas’ slowly dropping incarceration rates is a growth in diversion programs that address problems like addiction and mental illness.
Harris County, for example, recently doubled its number of crisis intervention response teams, which include trained deputies and mental health clinicians who answer 9-1-1 calls where mental illness may be a factor.