Putting less people in jail is having alarming consequences
Paired with a clogged up court system, offenders are telling police, 'I know you're not going to arrest me'
Marathon County officials found themselves in a conundrum as the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic found their way to Central Wisconsin. Jail inmates couldn’t exactly socially distance, right? To say nothing of jail staff, who work in the facility everyday dutifully, pandemic or no. An overcrowded jail doesn’t exactly help county officials keep inmate…
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