Former deputy arrested after inappropriate use of force on inmate, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says
A former Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Monday after an investigation found that the deputy had used unnecessary force on an inmate last December, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said.
Bexar County Jail population down more than 500 inmates after release of nonviolent offenders
SAN ANTONIO – The population of the Bexar County Jail has decreased by more than 500 inmates since last week as local officials deploy policies aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19 at the jail, among staff and within the local community. The jail’s population as of Wednesday afternoon was 3,311 people, down from a figure of 3,820 last week, both provided to KSAT by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. BSCO announced last week that it would begin identifying inmates for possible release if they were being held on a nonviolent charge and met certain criteria. A source familiar with the county’s jail population plan said a best-case scenario would be to have its population decrease to around 2,000 inmates after the next several weeks. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.
BCSO identifies inmate who died due to cardiac episode
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of an inmate who died at the Bexar County jail after experiencing a cardiac episode. ---(Original Story)A Bexar County inmate is dead after experiencing a cardiac episode while waiting to be transported to a local hospital, officials say. Bexar County officials looking for missing 42-year-old manAuthorities say the inmate’s death may have been caused by existing medical conditions. Claudine Parisi, 50, suffered a cardiac arrest on Feb. 12, 2020, at the Bexar County Jail and later died. BCSO: Bexar County inmate experiencing flu-like symptoms, will be held in quarantined cellOfficials say her death was due to natural causes and that she had an enlarged heart due to drug use.