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Major Danny Downes with the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office says security cameras at the Lubbock County Jail are on 24-7, but not all of them record the whole time.
Before that alarms you, he says they always have an officer on duty to watch over the inmates.
And the jail has intrusion alarms, in which police have the instant ability to start recording if there is some suspicious activity within the walls.
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Major Danny Downes: “The commission of jail standards says that we can use closed-circuit TV to monitor inmates but it's not to take place of a live officer to supervise the inmates. Can't speak for what happened in
Major Downes says although there is no escape-proof jail, he's confident in