The Jackson County jail has been a horrific dump for years. Human rights abuses against the facility are longstanding.
The disgusting condition of the jail should provide a deterrent to crime given that even a speeding ticket unpaid could put an average resident at risk of disgusting and potentially deadly jail house time . . . Today the newspaper offers inmate perspective and we only wonder if they'll hold Exec Frank White accountable for the ongoing atrocity that has garnered consistent complaints.
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A COVID-19 survivor at the Jackson County jail said during the nine days he was isolated, there were no cleaning supplies and his medical care amounted to three temperature checks. The Jackson County Detention Center is listed by the local health department as an outbreak site associated with 144 cases.