• December 19, 2014

Maj. Nidal Hasan


Tom Rheinlander, Fort Hood spokesperson, reads the sentence given Nidal Hasan on Aug. 28.


Fort Hood soldiers going through Bell County Jail and area courthouses have a big impact on local justice systems

Between November 2009 and August 2013, the Bell County Jail housed one of its most notorious inmates — Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan. While the former Army major and psychiatrist made world headlines during his trial last year — including being helicoptered to and from the Fort Hood courthouse — his stay at the county jail in Belton was, at least in part, normal procedure.