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Internal Affairs publishes report detailing over 100 instances of brutality and abuse committed by Houston Jail Guards. Sheriff responds by disbanding the Internal Affairs Department

Late last month, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman raised eyebrows when, at the end of a presentation to commissioners court, he announced he was shuffling around some very critical staff: He'd lowered the number jail compliance inspectors and disbanded a team of “proactive” investigators dedicated to rooting out the