jail overcrowdin

January 15, 2013

Sedgwick County Day Reporting Center a Trusted Source for Local Courts

In 2005, the jail population in Sedgwick County, Kansas, was 22 percent above capacity and inmates housed in other counties cost the county $4 million annually. Pretrial defendants occupied 62 percent of the jail beds. Rather than simply adding beds, the county convened a Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, which recommended […]