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Immigrant Justice Center slams jail

In some circles the Baker County jail is known as one of the worst immigration detention centers in the United States, as a recent report from the National Immigrant Justice Center put it. Read More »

County commission targets sheriff, BCDC for savings

Sheriff Dobson during the meeting.

Sheriff Dobson during the meeting.

Baker County commissioners and Sheriff Joey Dobson exchanged verbal barbs during a commission meeting August 4 over the sheriff’s proposed budget and the board’s contention that it is paying far too much to house inmates in the county jail.

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County commission tables inmate housing deal

This week Baker County commissioners refused to approve a new inmate housing agreement with Baker Correctional Development Corporation until efforts have been made to renegotiate revenue bonds sold in 2008 to build the sheriff’s administration complex and county jail. Read More »

Sheriff: secure ID, cards during holiday shopping

For the next several weeks of this holiday season, many people go into overdrive of festivity planning, shopping and other events or activities. The risk of theft and injury are increased during this time of year. Read More »

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