State prison officials are considering alternatives to current methods as death-row inmate awaits hearing.
A Sheriff's Office committee selected a company in private, but the agency won't say who it is.
Inmate Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that it's unconstitutional to be held in solitary confinement for so long. Warden Burl Cain said he may take him out, but he's concerned about the inmate's affiliation with the Black Panther Party.
The law excludes deputies whose primary job isn’t law enforcement. The Sheriff’s Office says deputies 'wear many hats.'
The current facility is in terrible condition, and inmates are not well supervised. The solutions are expensive.
The figure was disclosed in a recent court filing, but not in a City Council committee meeting.
$5 million a year could be used to pay for jail costs if voters approve the change.
One bill that failed would have reduced marijuana possession to a misdemeanor.
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His office has missed deadlines for 62 of 65 requirements outlined in court documents.