Keeping county jails
focused on their mission of pretrial custody and short-term sentencing starts with a diversionary, crisis intervention approach that engages the whole system, from law enforcement and the courts to the jail itself.
Bland's death has renewed questions about why trash bags are available in county jail
cells at all.
In December 1998, Kenneth Vincent Bishop died at the Pueblo County Jail
in Colorado shortly after being placed in a restraint chair.
We are extremely proud of the tremendous business opportunity that we have developed to benefit both county jails
and health care professionals," concluded Reasons.
Women were moved to the previously closed Lynwood facility in March from Twin Towers to make more room for men there, following violent clashes in the county jails
that left two dead and hundreds injured.
Guards at the Maricopa County Jails
have been known to use the stun gun against an inmate "simply to see its effect," the report states.
We are excited to join forces with the other groups and churches that are already reaching out to minister to the inmates and families of Lake County Jail
," says Mark.
The same story emerges throughout the nation, from the San Diego County jail
to numerous state prison systems.
Under the contract, state prisoners who violate their paroles on ``technical issues'' such as weapons possession or associating with felons or gang members are allowed to serve their 60-day to 90-day sentences in county jails
Fighting continued sporadically through the next two weeks at the Castaic grounds in various dormitories, resulting in the suspension of mail, phone and laundry privileges for the inmates and the lockdown of all county jail
Sheriff's officials worked Monday to transfer hundreds of county jail
inmates to the state corrections system after continuing racial brawls led to the second inmate death this month.
Arrestees who were detained in a county jail
following their arrest on murder charges brought a civil rights action against a county sheriff and jail staff following their acquittal and release from jail.