California – Tulare County officials plan for jail realignment

Visalia Times-Delta – by David Castellon Officials with Tulare County’s sheriff’s and probation departments say they’ll be ready to take on extra inmates and parolees from the state after California’s public safety realignment plan begins Oct. 1 That plan involves hiring 52 additional staff in Tulare County jails as well as hiring new probation officers — four of whom already have been added — and developing a plan to open unused pods at the county’s Adult Pre-trial Facility north of Visalia to house extra inmates that normally would go to state prisons, county Chief Probation Officer Janet Honadle said. “We’re getting ramped up,” added county Sheriff Bill Wittman during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. “We have…[For full story: http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/article/20110928/NEWS01/109280318 ]

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California – Tulare County officials plan for jail realignment

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