Dawson State Jail
Activists from across the state came to Dallas to hold a vigil in honor of the lives lost at the jail and to call on the state to close Dawson State Jail for good.
Civil rights groups gathered in Austin at the Texas state capitol to release a report asking for the closure of Dawson State Jail in Dallas.
CBS 11’s Ginger Allen spoke exclusively with a woman, who says her pleas for help at the jail were ignored, as the life of her newborn baby hung in the balance.
More than two-dozen national and state groups are calling for the closure of Dawson State Jail in Dallas.
CBS 11 has obtained documents detailing an inmate’s last days at Dawson State Jail. The records indicate Shebaa Green was sick in the jail for days before she was transported to the hospital.
People have died inside a downtown Dallas jail. And we’ve been told, the deaths are the result of a lack of attention and medical care.
Ashleigh Shae Parks, 30, died just six weeks before she was scheduled to be released from Dawson State Jail in downtown Dallas, a low security facility for people convicted of non-violent crimes.
A female employee at the Dawson State Jail in downtown Dallas was shot in the parking lot after getting into her mini van just before 5:00 pm Tuesday.
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