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Guard shortage forces Texas inmates to move

Guard shortage forces Texas inmates to move

POSTED: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 7:14am

Corrections officers last received a 3.5 percent raise in fiscal 2011

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; faced with shortages of guards that approach 50 percent, Texas prison officials have begun transferring inmates from two Texas Panhandle penitentiaries to units elsewhere in the state.

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