This blog is written to help family and friends of people who have been incarcerated in the Bexar County Jail. It’s a county jail, not a prison which is a… Continue reading "Female Inmates Discriminated Against in the Texas Prison System"
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Three inmates being held on murder charges, planned and executed an escape from the Bexar County Jail. The inmates, Eric Trevino, Luis Arroyo and Jacob Brownson, cut through a mesh… Continue reading "03/02/2018 – Three Inmates Escape from Jail"
The Express News posted an article by Brian Chasnoff that has really shaken up the writers of this website. It has shown a light on a very bad decision made… Continue reading "Bad Decision is Bad News for Inmates"
The owners of this website believe inmates should be treated decently. They’re not crazed animals, they’re people who have made mistakes. They have rights. We also believe that the family… Continue reading "Vote to Protect Inmates and Their Families"
The inmates of the Bexar County Jail will receive a Thanksgiving meal that will consist of Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, a drink and cookies for dessert. Sorry,… Continue reading "11/24/2011 – Thanksgiving for the Inmates"
The Bexar County Jail has temporarily moved almost 100 inmates to the Zavala County Jail in Crystal City. The inmates will be housed there for approximately six days while the… Continue reading "10/27/2010 – Inmates Moved to Zavala County"
One of the inmates who tried to commit suicide on Saturday, died after his family decided to take him off of life support. Domingo Altamirano Jr. was in the Bexar… Continue reading "05/03/2018 – Inmate Dies after Suicide Attempt"
Two suicide attempts by inmates in the Bexar County Jail were stopped on Saturday. The unrelated incidents were by an inmate who was in jail on sexual assault of a… Continue reading "04/28/2018 – Two Attempted Suicides Stopped"
This is getting beyond ridiculous. Sheriff’s Office staff found a “disturbed” ceiling tile in the booking area and feel someone may have been trying to escape. Aren’t there cameras in… Continue reading "04/16/2018 – Another Jail Escape Attempt?"
The bad news just keeps coming. A hole was discovered in the outer wall of the Bexar County Jail on Thursday, April 5th. Inmates apparently were able to dig through… Continue reading "04/05/2018 – Escape Hole Found in Bexar County Jail"
KSAT 12 News just published a damning article outlining the failings of the Bexar County Jail, under Sheriff Salazar, that lead to the escape of three individuals charged with capital… Continue reading "Dangerous Incompetence at the Bexar County Jail"
This post is under construction. We are scanning through all of the questions looking for the really good ones that aren’t answered in our posts or that are asked frequently. … Continue reading "Good Questions from Our Readers"
In April of 2017 Deputy Garrett Flores was involved in a physical altercation with an inmate. Deputy Flores claimed the inmate attacked him. Video of the incident did not support… Continue reading "08/23/2017 – Former Bexar County Deputy Arrested for Assaulting Inmate"
The Bexar County Jail is adding another tower to the main jail. The tower is located on the south side of the Bexar County Jail. The plans for that tower… Continue reading "New Addition to the Bexar County Jail"
The high cost of inmate phone calls is putting families in extreme financial difficulty. Obama knew this and attempted to cap rates to stop the exploitive practices of the inmate… Continue reading "Attempt to Help Curb High Inmate Phone Costs Derailed by Trump Appointee"
The families of two different inmates who died in the Bexar County jail are filing lawsuits. The families of inmates Thomas Reed Taylor, who turned himself in on 08/22/2012 and… Continue reading "07/07/2013 – Bexar County Sued Over Deaths"
Commissioners Court does not have the authority to privatize the jail. The Sheriff must agree to it. In a continued attempt to take the jail down Commissioners Court has not… Continue reading "08/20/2012 – Attacks Against the Jail Continue"