HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Six fired, 29 suspended – the April bloodbath at the Harris County Jail put yet another dent in Sheriff Adrian Garcia’s reputation as an effective administrator of the nation’s third largest jail.
The mass terminations and punishment capped a seven year tenure riddled with jail related controversy – officers having sex with inmates, inmates raping other inmates and inmates dying after confrontations with jailers. In the minds of many, it just never seemed to get better. For mayoral candidate Garcia, management of the troubled jail looms as a potentially damaging portion of an otherwise solid resume.
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