Ada County Sheriff Stephen Bartlett says a $1 million grant awarded to the county will be used to add additional staff working to ease overcrowding at the county jail. The money was awarded through the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.
Ada County Sheriff Stephen Bartlett says a $1 million grant awarded to the county will be used to add additional staff working to ease overcrowding at the county jail. The money was awarded through the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Ada County Sheriff Stephen Bartlett says a $1 million grant awarded to the county will be used to add additional staff working to ease overcrowding at the county jail. The money was awarded through the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com

Idaho’s jails are overstuffed. Can Ada County offer answers?

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