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Escambia Main Jail capacity 812, not 1,400

January 20, 2016

When the daily newspaper writes about the deaths in the Escambia County Jail, the reporters quote Margaret Noonan, a statistician for the Bureau of Justice Statistics: “Once you get over 1,500, the likelihood of having multiple…

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Another jail death

January 16, 2016

This morning I received a phone call regarding another death in the jail infirmary. Alfred Wesley,63, was found unresponsive in by infirmary staff during an hourly welfare check. Corrections officers and medical staff immediately began CPR,…