jail overcrowding http://wvxu.org en Sheriff's office wants more staff to keep up with higher jail populations http://wvxu.org/post/sheriffs-office-wants-more-staff-keep-higher-jail-populations <p></p><p>The Hamilton County Sheriff's office is asking for extra staff to keep up with the added work now that "revolving door" at the jail is closed.</p><p>Major Charmaine McGuffey wants three additional officers to handle increased record keeping. She's asking for two officers with a base pay of $37,000 and one at $42,000 (not including benefits).<br><br>The department also wants to purchase 215 additional electronic monitoring units and add two staff to operate them. The total price tag for that would be around $546,126.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:48:35 +0000 Tana Weingartner 10685 at http://wvxu.org Sheriff's office wants more staff to keep up with higher jail populations Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept. to explain new jail policy http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-sheriffs-dept-explain-new-jail-policy <p>When Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil<a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/sheriff-neil-closes-jail-revolving-door"> announced last week </a>he had ended the revolving door at the Justice Center, he didn't give specifics.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 10628 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept. to explain new jail policy Sheriff Neil closes jail revolving door http://wvxu.org/post/sheriff-neil-closes-jail-revolving-door <p>Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says he is keeping his two campaign promises:</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:58:23 +0000 Ann Thompson 10520 at http://wvxu.org Sheriff Neil closes jail revolving door