Carol Hardee, grandmother of Patrick O'Malley, left, and Kim Parker, Patrick's mother, hold a photo of him with his son Joseph. O'Malley died in 2015 of a heart attack in the Carteret County jail after being left in a restraining chair for more than nine hours.
Carol Hardee, grandmother of Patrick O'Malley, left, and Kim Parker, Patrick's mother, hold a photo of him with his son Joseph. O'Malley died in 2015 of a heart attack in the Carteret County jail after being left in a restraining chair for more than nine hours. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Carol Hardee, grandmother of Patrick O'Malley, left, and Kim Parker, Patrick's mother, hold a photo of him with his son Joseph. O'Malley died in 2015 of a heart attack in the Carteret County jail after being left in a restraining chair for more than nine hours. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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    Kelli Egnaczak, jail mental health supervisor with the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center, explains the advantages of consistent staff in the jail's mental health pod on Nov. 9, 2017. The mental health pod opened Oct. 2, 2017.