Posted on · In a letter sent to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez on Monday, Shannon Herklotz, the assistant chief for detentions command, wrote that a change in leadership priorities is what ultimately led to his resignation.
Posted on · Two days after entering Harris County Jail, Adael Gonzalez Garcia was put into a coma after an incident with a detention officer.
Posted on · This comes as the jail's daily population continues to hover close to maximum capacity.
Posted on · The jail has seen at least 23 deaths this year as the facility’s daily population continues to hover around 10,000 people.
Posted on · This year, Harris County Jail has seen the highest number of in-custody deaths and the highest inmate population in more than a decade.
Posted on · Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says he’s still assessing all the factors and possible fallout involved in potentially ending the county’s cooperation with the controversial 287(g) program. The program allows local law enforcement to transfer inmates with criminal records who are undocumented immigrants over to federal authorities. Gonzalez campaigned on ending the program, and critics […]