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Lamar County Jail Inspection

2021 Annual Jail Inspection

Sheriff Scott Cass

On October 05, 2021, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspected the Lamar County Jail for its 2021 annual jail inspection. The inspection results find the Lamar County Jail is in full compliancemeeting or exceeding all criteria set forth from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards with no deficiencies noted. The Texas Jail Commission Inspectors verified and certified all operations of the Lamar County Jail; below are a partial list of those operations: 

  • Records /Procedures
  • Kitchen management and Food Service
  • Safety and Security
  • Life Safety- Fire and Smoke Drills
  • Health Services
  • Inmate Grievances
  • Detention Officer Certifications
  • Cleanliness of the Jail
  • Classification Procedures
  • The Lamar County Detention facility passed all areas of inspections with no deficiencies noted. The department commends Lamar County Jail Administrators Lt. Lorie Hardy and Detention Deputy Shannon Brewster and the Lamar County Jail staff for the exceptional job they perform. Also, the continued excellence and professionalism in the daily operations of the Lamar County Jail. “I want the citizens to know that their Lamar County Jail is safe, secure, it is clean, and being maintained in good working order.”  “It is further important to add, the cooperative efforts and the good working relationships between the Lamar County Judges, the Lamar County Attorney’s Office, District and County Clerks, and the Lamar County Commissioners Court are vital. The Sheriff’s Office strives daily to operate the jail efficiently and professionally.”

It continues to show the excellence that the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide to the citizens of Lamar County in all ways.