TX Prison Major Quits, Four Fired Over Phony Discipline

A Texas prison major has resigned in an investigation into allegations he orchestrated the planting of two screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell apparently as part of a disciplinary quota system, the Houston Chronicle reports. Four other officers were fired in connection with the investigation into the planted evidence, said Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jeremy Desel.

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