Sheriff working on jail plan
“We have got to have some help; and, there has got to be a way to overcome this jail overcrowding problem,” he said. “As I talk ... can over here. You can't blame a man trying to take care of his family for doing that.” But, in the interim, the ...
Jail phone calls a nightmare for defense attorneys
Recording inmate ... for talking on the jail phone, these calls pose a major challenge to defense attorneys once a prosecutor introduces them in court. "Once a defendant says something that's been recorded, there's not a lot of objections you can raise ...
Logan County jail using new system to keep inmates in line
The Logan County Jail has a new tool to keep inmates in line. Officials are hoping it will keep guards safe and force inmates to behave well to get time visiting with family. "How are you ... talk to an inmate for 15 minutes as many times as they can ...
Phone Calls from Jail Are Criminally Expensive
I remember when cell phones turned into a necessity and you ... everyone can afford to call people, so the phone lines backed the fuck up, but overall, clearly it was a very positive move. The worst problems I encountered were in the county jail.
Teenage Mischief Can Lead To Jail Time In Tennessee
Teenagers get in trouble for skipping school, breaking curfew or buying cigarettes, but in one Tennessee county, that can mean jail ... Knox County didn't even know that they had delinquency records. MARTIN: As a result of your reporting, what are you ...