Jail Costs

A Cycle of Increasing Burdens

A sheriff’s office differs from a city police department in many ways. The most important of those is that the sheriff is elected directly by the people and answers directly to the people. The sheriff is required to oversee the county and provide a wide array of services. Oregon law… Read More

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Forced Early Release: Offenders

The Truth About the Washington County Jail Expansion

My opponent recently published an article explaining why he did not fulfill his 2011 campaign promise to expand the jail and why he is now planning to have a voter obligation bond to expand in the coming years. Expanding the county jail has been necessary since well before 2011. Our… Read More

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