Report: Closure of Dallas' Dawson State Jail Could Save State $24 Million Per Year

Feb 25, 2013 Full story: Dallas Observer

As Texas' prison population has declined in recent years and criminal justice advocates and fiscal conservatives alike have questioned the wisdom of locking people up for minor, non-violent drug and property offenses, Dawson State Jail has become a prime target for closure.

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#1 Mar 10, 2013
Dawson state is not a bad places.its just medical staff.

Van Alstyne, TX

#2 Mar 20, 2013
This Unit is horrible!!!!!!!
Please shut it down!!

“im becca easy goin laid back”

Since: Apr 13


#3 Apr 22, 2013
i was there from 2010-2011 this place is nasty n unsafe when i was there there was rumers goin around abt dawson closing but im hoping it will happen so i will believe it when i see it.

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