Jail Employment Education Program

August 10, 2012

Report says Napa County was ready for AB 109

Several years ago, the 264-bed Napa County jail exceeded capacity and jail planners were recommending significant expansion to cure the problem. Rather than go all in on jail expansion, the county assembled a criminal justice planning commission to explore its options. This group of stakeholders recommended a more balanced approach, […]
October 25, 2011

Jail Employment Education Program prepares inmates for post-custody life

Recently released offenders are at the highest risk of re-offense. Employment provides stability and security and helps reduce that risk. The BI Jail Employment Education Program (JEEP) begins preparing offenders for a productive life after incarceration while they are still in custody. JEEP includes job skills training as well as […]
July 14, 2011

Napa County wins state award for probationer program

The California State Association of Counties awarded its prestigious Merit Award to Napa County in recognition of the county’s Adult Correctional System Master Plan. Designed with input from local law enforcement, judges and corrections officials, the plan created a better system for county officials to supervise and rehabilitate criminal offenders. […]