Articles tagged: Travis County Jail
The homeless are 11 times more likely to be incarcerated than the rest of the population.
With the novel coronavirus upending society, Rachel Schuyler felt like a sitting duck. At the Bexar County lockup in downtown San Antonio, she lacked supplies l...Read More
In a victory for prison reform groups, in-person visitations are coming back after more than two years behind screens.
“It was all in one night, and all under the influence of crack.” That’s how Doug Smith, a policy analyst at the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, explaine...Read More
Prison phone service companies like Secures Technologies have found a new way to profit from their captive audience through video visitation systems. This new t...Read More
Some Texas jails are eliminating face-to-face visitation and requiring instead the use of a video visitation system sold by Securus Technologies. Critics are ca...Read More