The Benton County Commission may create a new department to manage the 740-bed county jail. If approved, the move will turn the jail into a standalone department independent of the county sheriff.
The Benton County Commission may create a new department to manage the 740-bed county jail. If approved, the move will turn the jail into a standalone department independent of the county sheriff. File Tri-City Herald
The Benton County Commission may create a new department to manage the 740-bed county jail. If approved, the move will turn the jail into a standalone department independent of the county sheriff. File Tri-City Herald

Should Benton County separate the jail from the sheriff’s office? Commissioners may vote next week.

September 12, 2017 12:42 PM