13 Feb 2013

Budget: Jail overcrowding offers no way in

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Interesting article posted on News.cincinnati.com. Inmates are being released by the thousands at Hamilton County jail. Overcrowding is the issue at hand. Since 1987, 167,291 inmates have been released early or before their sentencing is even complete. Hamilton County Jail houses 1200 inmates and is at capacity. Budget woes won’t enable the construction of a new jail. Work release programs and home arrests are some of the solutions being looked at in order to alleviate some of the overcrowding issues.

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Budget: Jail overcrowding offers no way in

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