Holding Center has Most Suicides in State

County jails across New York have recorded five inmate suicides this year. Three of those five occurred in the Erie County Holding Center, according to the state Commission of Correction.

Lax Screening Cited in Jail

A Bexar County Jail employee is being disciplined after failing to properly complete a single-page medical screening form during an inmate’s intake, causing the facility to fall into noncompliance with state standards once again.