$30 million in new criminal justice funds would still leave Mendocino County with a packed, crumbling jail

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Aired: June 8, 2017 on KMUD Radio News

Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/30-million-in-new-criminal-justice-funds-will-still-leave-mendo-with-a-packed-crumbling-jail

Mendocino County is set to increase spending on policing, imprisonment, and criminal justice by nearly $5 million next year, and $25 million may be coming in from the state for a jail expansion. But County Sheriff Thom Allman has stated that even with this infusion of cash, current rules on sentencing and imprisonment force Mendocino to warehouse a growing number of county residents in an inadequate, overcrowded jail. Dan Young reports.

 

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