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Poorly resourced, insufficient oversight system allows violations, dangerous conditions in NC jails

By Rachel Crumpler Missed supervision rounds. Overcrowded facilities. Skipped fire drills.  State inspectors with the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Health Service Regulation routinely found these issues and more while evaluating the state’s 109 jails for compliance with the minimum operating and safety standards. Inspection failures are not rare occurrences, according […]