DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS – The Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS) has completed its weeklong inspection of the Dallas County Jail, and the Dallas County Jail passed inspection.

TCJS is the regulatory agency for all county jails in Texas.

The areas assessed included:

  • Sanitation
  • Health Services
  • Food Service
  • Clothing & Personal Hygiene
  • Life Safety Rules
  • Intake and Release
  • Education & Rehabilitation Programs
  • Recreation & Exercise
  • Supervision of inmates
  • Records and Procedures

The unannounced inspections conducted by TCJS allow the professional examiners to see how and if the day-to-day operations of the Dallas County Jail are within state standards.

Sheriff Marian Brown states, “This inspection is the “why” behind the hard work produced by Dallas County Sheriff’s employees. I am elated that we have passed the inspection. Providing exceptional service to the community is our priority. We will continue to do the work with integrity, professionalism, and accountability.”

Sheriff Brown, Commissioner Price, and the Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS) will be holding their public briefing related to the jail inspection in the Dallas County Records Building on the 7th floor, on Friday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m.

Please RSVP at sheriffmedia@dallascounty.org