Monday, September 25, 2023

Weir: Denton County Sheriff addresses COVID-19 in jail

When you think about the devastating impact the pandemic has had on people across the country involving social-distancing rules that keep us from gathering with more than a couple of people at a time, one wonders how the jail and prison systems are handling it. Although prisoners in jail cells are already involved in a type of distancing, it’s likely that they congregate during those times when food is served, and when allowed outside of the facility for exercise.

I asked Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree if he would speak to those issues in a video interview included below.

Bob Weir
Bob Weir
Bob Weir is a former NYPD officer, long-time Flower Mound resident and former local newspaper editor.

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