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Overview of County Jails

Subjects
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Local Government
Published
07/20/2017

This memorandum provides an overview of county jails, including their function, population served, cost per day, and relationship with the state Department of Corrections.

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