Waller County

Spray painted sign reads: "287g turns cops into ICE monsters."

Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Now Authorized to Detain Undocumented Immigrants

The Waller County (Texas) Jail was recently approved for Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program—despite failing its Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspection.

Sandra Bland's Family Settles Civil Suit For $1.9 Million, Pledged Jail Procedure Changes

The settlement requires that the Texas jail where Bland died under suspcicious circumstances in 2015 implement electronic sensors that ensure timely and accurate jail cell checks.

A Year Without Her: Today is The First Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death


Texas Trooper Charged With Perjury for Lying About Sandra Bland's Arrest

Brian Encinia arrested Bland before her mysterious and controversial death in police custody. 

No Indictment in Jail Cell Death of Sandra Bland

But special prosecutor Darrell Jordan says, “The case is not over.”

UPDATE: The Trouble With the Sandra Bland Case

Paul Looney, the man running the commission that is investigating Bland’s death: “[The sherriff] can read it or not read it. If he wants to throw the whole thing in the trash can, he can.”