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Dashboard to give insight on the Hays County county jail
By Sahar Chmais
HAYS COUNTY – Residents and community activists have been pushing for Hays County Jail transparency, and commissioners listened. The county has launched an online dashboard detailing who is in the Hays County Jail.
The dashboard, provided in partnership with the nonprofit Vera Institute for Justice, includes the charge class, gender, race, length of stay, bond amount, age group and more. County Commissioner Lon Shell (R), said the criminal justice system is one of the most ...