Tuesday, August 2, 2022

"Texas’ juvenile prison system is nearing total collapse"

Texas Tribune:

Its five lockups are dangerously understaffed, an ongoing problem that worsened dramatically last year when its turnover rate hit more than 70%. The state has desperately tried to recruit employees, but most new hires are gone within six months.


In June, less than half of the agency’s officer positions were filled by active employees