Top Story Podcast 8/18/11: First hour - Idaho Senator Jim Risch, Cops, discussion on the new video-conferencing system for the Twin Falls County Jail. Second hour - American Thinker's senior editor Larrey Anderson.
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The Twin Falls County Jail has installed some video conferencing devices for visiting inmates instead of the face to face method of before. Some like it...some don't. Do you think it's a good idea?
Too often someone who has had a suspended jail sentence is out walking the streets. They sometimes end up committing a serious crime where someone gets hurt or killed during the period they should have been in jail. Should our judges be held more accountable for when this happens...
Top Story Podcast 7/13/11: Hour 1 - Title IX investigation of Idaho schools...Since when is cheerleading not a sport? Also, Jerome County Sheriff Doug McFall and Commissioner Charlie Howell pitch the proposed new county jail. Hour 2 - State of the City, and the "gummint" wants to take away your fat children
This coming November voters in Jerome will have two decisions to make regarding housing for law enforcement. Jerome County voters will be voting, for the fourth time, on whether to approve a bond to build a new county jail facility, The latest estimate for the new facility is between 8 and 11 million dollars. The second decision, for Jerome city voters, will be whether to pass another bond to p
The Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center will need some upgrading if it’s to comply with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Times-News reports this morning that an inspection last month revealed several problems at the facility.
The fourth attempt at passing a bond in Jerome County to build a new jail will be aimed at a smaller facility this time. Jerome County Commissioners say they have pared down the proposed facility to replace the current aging county jail from 165 beds to 120. This should offer a substantial savings to the county over previous attempts. A rough estimate for a 120 bed facility is between 8 and 11 m
Jerome County Commissioners will meet again May 31st for more discussions on plans to hold yet another bond election for new county jail. This will be the fourth attempt to pass a bond for a new lockup facility.
With Twin Falls County running at capacity in the county jail and Gooding County wrestling with security issues in that county jail, discussions are taking place to find a way to fix both problems. Both Gooding County Sheriff Shaun Gough and Twin Falls County Sheriff Tom Carter and jail administrator Capt.
Twin Falls County law enforcement now has a new tool to help identify illegal aliens who have committed crimes. The Secure Communities program will allow Twin Falls County to help the federal government identify criminal aliens who are being held in local jails.
Conversations are still being held from time to time among county officials regarding solutions to overcrowded and outdated jail facilities. This week representatives from Gooding and Twin Falls Counties discussed the possibility of building a jail in Wendell to house prisoners for both counties.
Top Story Podcast 4/14/11: First Hour - Your reaction to Obama's speech on the deficit, Jiffy Lube Food Drive, Sgt. Dan Thom with the "bad guys" list. Second Hour - Bible-only jail.
Here's a jail that furnishes a copy of the Bible to all prisoners
Top Story Podcast 3/31/11: First hour: Glenn Beck claims Obama is spreading evil in the Middle East, bat clinic, cops. Second hour: Democrats in Boise are pouting because they didn't get their way.
The Democrat legislators in Boise are delaying adjournment of the Idaho Legislature because they are upset that the GOP won't debate the cigarette tax