Dallas County Jail Poor Inmates Sue Dallas County Over Bail System Following Harris County Ruling By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune • Jan 22, 2018 Rob Crow On the heels of a federal ruling slamming Harris County for its bail practices, civil rights lawyers have now set their sights on a county with a similar system: Dallas. Dallas County To Overhaul Bond System To Release Low-Risk Women From Jail By Associated Press & KERA News • Jan 10, 2018 Shutterstock Dallas County officials are beginning to overhaul their bond system to allow inmates to be released based on their risk level to the public instead of their ability to pay a bond. Searching For Better Health Services In Texas Prisons By Lauren Silverman • Apr 9, 2013 bbcworldservice / cc flickr For years, sheriffs and disability rights groups have complained about the lack of treatment for the growing number of mentally ill inmates in Texas. Now, state legislators are considering a bill that would allow private companies to offer mental health services to inmates. Jail Debit Card Hits Inmate With Fees By BJ Austin • Jan 8, 2013 bbcworldservice / cc flickr Some hidden fees on a Dallas County jail inmate's debit cards surprised county commissioners and even the sheriff. A complaint from a former jail inmate brought the fees to light.