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Legislators to discuss number of jail staff

September 19, 2020

Cortland County legislators should have no part in determining the number of corrections officers in the county jail, said Sheriff Mark Helms, even though a resolution being discussed by the Legislature suggests they should. “This […]

Vera Institute wants county for 3-year study

December 3, 2019

Legislators will hear a presentation from the Vera Institute of Justice Dec. 10 about joining a three-year study on how western, central and upstate New York communities are handling criminal justice reform. Albany and Oneida […]

County gets jail report from Vera

June 4, 2019

The inmate population at the Cortland County Jail can be cut in half, according to a report released Friday by the Vera Institute of Justice. The report, which the nonprofit has been working on for […]