Death in Custody & Escape

Notification can be made by sending an email to one of the following email addresses, or by calling (512)463-5505 during regular business hours.

Escape from Custody

Death in Custody

Please include your name, agency, contact information and date/time of the incident. Commission staff will contact you to provide the reporting form and to request additional information to review the incident. Upon conclusion of the autopsy and/or investigation by the Texas Rangers or other designated law enforcement agency, the sheriff/operator shall forward a copy of the report to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards within 10 days. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.