MORE THAN 700 BOOKED INTO COUNTY JAIL IN 6 MONTHS
Unfortunately, the county’s jail is a busy place.
Statistics presented by Sheriff Steve Hopper during the county commission’s January meeting show from July 1 through December 31 (2017), a total of 717 individuals were booked and processed at the county jail.
During this period, the average daily inmate population was at 137.
The highest number of inmates incarcerated during a single day was 151.
The lowest number was 122.
The average number of inmates housed for the state and other counties is 79.
The county is reimbursed $39 dollars per day for housing inmates for other entities.
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