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County Jails

Published Tuesday  May 6, 2008

WEST POINT, Neb. — “The old county jail atop the Cuming County Courthouse closed in 1980 after 26 years of use, when its outdated design was deemed incompatible with modern jail standards….Cuming County is asking taxpayers to build a $7 million, 50-bed jail on the outskirts of town….Blame things like methamphetamine, drunken driving and increases in population: Many county jails are full and in need of expansion.”….story


Sarpy’s situation is under review

A consultant from Columbia, S.C., who studied the county’s criminal justice system in 2004 is back to prepare an update for the board….story

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