Social Policy: Adult Detention Facilities and Programs in Humboldt County (1978, 1984, 2006, 2016)

Social Policy: Adult Detention Facilities and Programs in Humboldt County (1978, 1984, 2006, 2016)

Support use of the jail facility, provided revisions and renovations occur as required by law as well as alternative programs for adult misdemeanants.
Position In Brief: 

Positions:

  1. Improve recreation programs and facilities within the jail.
  2. Continue library, vocational, educational, and ombudsman programs within the jail.
  3. Support work furlough programs and the farm program.
  4. Continue substance abuse program, especially self-supporting aspect.
  5. Encourage pretrial and post-trial alternatives.
  6. Encourage mediation/arbitration programs as a diversion from the court system for misdemeanants only.
  7. Support restitution when applicable.
  8. Maintain adequate fiscal support for work-alternative programs.
Issues: 
League to which this content belongs: 
Humboldt County