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Incarceration: Can I stay in county jail instead of going to prison? Would I want to?

If you have been sentenced to incarceration for a state felony conviction, you will most likely be taken to a penitentiary within a-few-days-to-a-few-months of your sentencing, depending on the beds available at the prison. But you may have special circumstances that warrant you remaining in the jail, such as a terminally ill parent who would not be able to travel to a prison for visitation. Before you make a request… Read more

Harris County Jail - Houston, Texas
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The JAILEX Rating System – Identifying and Rating the Best and Worst Jails in America

JAIL Exchange is the only Inmate Search that provides the viewer with every bit of available information on every Inmate Search, and every jail and prison in the United States. While conducting our in-depth research over an 18-month period, we were able to identify and rate those City and County Jails that went above and beyond all the others in providing complete and helpful information to their jurisdiction and listing it on their website in a simple, clear, easy to understand format. All Jail Exchange and JAILEX content is free. Read more