Sheriff: Washington County Detention Center Overcrowding Causing Issues

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WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Washington County Detention Center is overcrowded. The overcrowding is a concern to several county officials. There are currently 710 beds in the jail. Sheriff Tim Helder said the overcrowding issue at jail has reoccurred several times within past years. Helder also said the current jail was built to sustain the population for 10 years, and is three years overdue for an expansion. It was built during 2005. Washington County Justice of the Peace Eva Madison […]
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Sheriff: Washington County Detention Center Overcrowding Causing Issues

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